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Book review by Gary Ellem – The Widow of Walcha

12 August 2022

  The Widow of Walcha: a true story of love, lies and murder in a small country town by Emma Partridge     Reserve the book here. Also available on BorrowBox as an eBook and eAudiobook.       I listened to this as an...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Night Shift

25 July 2022

  The Night Shift by Alex Finlay     Reserve the book here.       This is just a good crime fiction book with some interesting twists. It involves the murder of 3 teenagers at a Blockbuster Video Shop in New Jersey and then...

What’s new for kids in July?

1 July 2022

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What’s new in the library in July?

1 July 2022

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What’s new for kids in June?

1 June 2022

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What’s new in the library in June?

1 June 2022

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Book review by Gary Ellem – Dark Horse

27 May 2022

  Dark Horse  by Greg Hurwitz     Reserve the book here.     This is book 7 in the Orphan X series which is a series I have thoroughly enjoyed. Evan Smoak was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books...

What’s new for kids in May?

11 May 2022

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What’s new in the library in May?

28 April 2022

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What’s new for kids in April?

27 April 2022

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What’s new in the library in April?

27 April 2022

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Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Sleigh All Day

23 March 2022

Sleigh All Day - written by Gina LaManna, read by Suzie Althens     Reserve this audiobook book here.     Sleigh all day is from the Detective Kate Rosetti mystery series.  This is a Christmas murder mystery which revolves about Kate’s New York Italian...

Book review by Jan Binskin – Boy Swallows Universe

9 March 2022

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton     Reserve this book here. Reserve the large print edition here.      Casino village book club has just finished its first book and hence the following review.   All 10 members took a copy of the book...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – The Stoning

9 March 2022

The Stoning - written by Peter Papathanasiou, read by Todd Boyce   Reserve this audiobook book here. Reserve the written book here. Listen to the eAudiobook now available from uLibrary here or on your  uLibrary app.     Cobb is drying up in many ways. ...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Double Solitaire

9 March 2022

Double Solitaire - written by Craig Nova, read by Phil Thron         Reserve this audiobook book here.     Quinn Farrell is a modern-day fixer. Just like in the movies and urban legends he really does  fix or clean-up rich, celebrity, sports...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Paradise, WV

9 March 2022

Paradise, WV - written by Rob Rufus, read by Coleen Marlo       Reserve this audiobook book here.     Paradise, West Virginia is a small U.S country town decimated by the effects of the opioid crisis sweeping the Western World. Teen siblings, Jane...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Last Words

8 March 2022

Last Words - written by Michael Koryta, read by Robert Petkoff     Reserve this audiobook book here. Reserve the written book here.   Whoa! What a compelling read. If you like a thriller with a subtle paranormal twist and you’re ok with small, dark,...

Book review by Gary Ellem – Wild Place

8 March 2022

  Wild Place by Christian White     Reserve the book here.     This is a great book by one of my new favourite Australian authors. It is a captivating thriller. I also really enjoyed his other books The Nowhere child and The Wife...

What’s new for kids in March?

3 March 2022

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What’s new in the library in March?

3 March 2022

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What’s new for kids in February?

4 February 2022

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What’s new in the library in February?

1 February 2022

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Book review by Gary Ellem – The last days of John Lennon

21 January 2022

  The last days of John Lennon : the assassination that changed a generation by James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge [eAudiobook version read by Matthew Wolf and K.C. Clyde]   Reserve the physical book here. Reserve the eAudiobook here.   I listened...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The madness locker

19 January 2022

  The madness locker by Eddie Russell   Reserve this book now.   This book came to my attention when new title notifications was emailed to me. If you would like more information on how this can be set up for you please contact the...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – Love stories

14 January 2022

Love stories - written by Trent Dalton   Reserve this book today!     Trent Dalton is a multi-award winning journalist, screenplay writer, and author of the critically acclaimed and award winning Boy Swallows Universe - his first novel, published in 2018. His second novel,...

What’s new in the library in January?

14 January 2022

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What’s new for kids in January?

14 January 2022

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What’s new in the library in December?

21 December 2021

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What’s new for kids in December?

21 December 2021

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Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – English tea murder

6 December 2021

English tea murder - written by Leslie Meier, read by Karen White   Reserve this book today!   The English tea murder sees Lucy and friends jump-at-the-chance to leave Tinker’s Cove and fly across the Atlantic to enjoy a cheap, guided-tour of London. Winchester College’s...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – The Family Doctor

16 November 2021

  The Family Doctor  by Debra Oswald. Reserve this book now. Debra Oswald is an award-winning author of both adult and children’s fiction, as well as creator of film, television, stage and radio scripts. An Australian, she is the creator of the hugely popular TV...

What’s new at the library in November?

16 November 2021

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What’s new for kids in November?

16 November 2021

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Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Bones of Hilo

7 October 2021

Bones of Hilo by Eric Redman Reserve this book now. I really enjoyed this read.  Young detective Kawika Wong is on career making or breaking case on the up-market, resort side of Hawaii’s Big Island. Kawika is a mixed heritage Hawaiian – his estranged Dad known...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – An Unholy Mess

7 October 2021

An Unholy Mess by Joyce Cato Reserve this book now. This is a light, intriguing mystery with likable protagonists but possibly too many characters to keep track of.  Set in a Cotswold village, lead characters Monica Noble and her new husband Rev Graham work alongside DI...

What’s new for kids in October?

7 October 2021

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Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – High-Wired

7 October 2021

High-wired by Andrea Frazer Reserve this book now. What a great story!  In the tradition of best British mysteries Andrea Frazer’s High-wired is the first book in her Fine Line series featuring fab fem detective duo DI Olivia Hardy and DS Lauren Groves.  The story weaves...

Book review by Tamara Patino – Windows

5 October 2021

Windows written by Patrick Guest and illustrated by Jonathan Bentley is a timely picture book which tells the story of some children during lockdown in different homes as they describe what they see from the safety of their windows- a much more quiet world with...

Book review by Gary Ellem – Cutters End

5 October 2021

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey Reserve this book now. I thoroughly enjoyed this debut novel which is a crime thriller set in Cutters End, an outback town in South Australia. It is a cold case involving a murder 32 years earlier on desert highway of...

Book review by Ngarie Macqueen – Freckles

5 October 2021

Freckles by Cecelia Ahern Reserve this book now. Freckles is my first time reading a story from Irish author Cecelia Ahern. A story about someone with freckles trying to fit into her own life was just asking for me to read! Freckles is told from...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Whisper of Bones

5 October 2021

Whisper of Bones by L.T. Ryan Reserve this audiobook now. What a great new author!  L.T. Ryan writes detective, thriller mysteries with a paranormal twist.  A deceased man is found murdered, he’s been drugged into a paralysed state, his legs horribly broken, then strangled to death...

Book review by Corinne Hughes – The Case Against William

5 October 2021

The Case Against William by Mark Gimenez Reserve this book now. An excellent mystery and read. The mystery revolves about the infamous American NFL.  The money, special treatment, extravagance and adoration showered upon these so-called sporting heroes is as unbelievable as it is sickening, dark...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – Soar

1 October 2021

Soar: A Life Freed by Dance By David McAllister with Amanda Dunn. Reserve this book now. Although not necessarily a lover of ballet, I have always found magazine articles, radio interviews, or television specials (such as the terrific ABC’s “And We Danced”) with David McAllister...

What’s new at the library in October?

1 October 2021

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Book review by Gary Ellem – Still

7 September 2021

Still by Matt Nable Reserve this book now. I picked this Aussie fiction book up because I have enjoyed some of the TV series and movies that Matt Nable has been in: Brothers in Arms and Underbelly and the movie “The Dry” to name just...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – How to be an Antiracist

7 September 2021

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi Reserve this book now. What is antiracism? Kendi explores this question in the book How to be an Antiracist, using many historical examples of racism going back to the origins of transatlantic slave trading policy created...

My favourite authors by Gary Ellem

7 September 2021

I enjoy reading thrillers and these would be my top 10 favourite authors (not in any particular order). I included John Grisham in the list as I also enjoy a courtroom drama and he is the best at this. Gregg Hurwitz -Orphan X series– 6...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – A Gentleman in Moscow

7 September 2021

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Reserve this book now. This is an enjoyable read because of the fascinating characters and the interesting and unusual plot. The gentleman of the title is Count Rostov sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel near the...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – Giving up the Ghost

7 September 2021

Giving up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel Reserve this book now. This is a very personal memoir of interest not only to Mantel admirers. It was first published in 2003 when she had already written several novels but well before the recognition that came with...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – My Father’s Daughter

7 September 2021

My Father's Daughter: Memories of an Australian Childhood by Sheila Fitzpatrick Reserve this book now. Sheila Fitzpatrick's memoir begins in Oxford in 1965 where Sheila is a graduate student disappointed not to be going to the Soviet Union for a year of research in the field...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – More Than a Body

7 September 2021

More Than a Body : Your Body is an Instrument, not an Ornament by Lindsay Kite and Lexie Kite Reserve this book now. Lindsay and Lexie Kite are twin sisters who have written this book based on extensive research into body image. The book looks...

Book review by Gary Ellem – Seat 7A

7 September 2021

Seat 7A by Sebastian Fitzek Reserve this book now. This is a new psychological thriller that caught my eye. Dr Mats Kruger is a psychiatrist travelling from Buenos Aires to Berlin where his daughter is about to give birth. He has a fear of flying...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – Nevermoor series

3 September 2021

Nevermoor series by Jessica Townsend   Reserve these books now. Nevermoor : the trials of Morrigan Crow Wundersmith : the calling of Morrigan Crow Hollowpox : the hunt for Morrigan Crow I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS SERIES! Wow, where do I start? The minute...

DVD review by Cheryl Thompson – Mountain

3 September 2021

Mountain Reserve this DVD now or watch on Beamafilm This awe-inspiring documentary film, based on the award-winning book “Mountains of the Mind” by Robert MacFarlane, is a collaboration between German adventure cinematographer Renan Ozturk, Australian film director Jennifer Peedom, Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Burning Girls

3 September 2021

The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor Reserve this book now. This is the fourth book I have read by C.J. Tudor and I have really enjoyed them all. This is another psychological thriller. A female vicar moves to a small village in the English countryside...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Quiet in her Bones

3 September 2021

Quiet in her Bones by Nalini Singh Reserve this book now. What a mystery!  So many twists and well crafted suspects.   A really interesting bildungsroman mystery from the point of Aarav Rai a young, Indian-New Zealand author making a name for himself as a rising...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Auschwitz Photographer

3 September 2021

The Auschwitz Photographer by Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis Reserve this book now. Having been to Auschwitz and seen what a harrowing and distressing place it is, books on Auschwitz have always fascinated me and the title of this book caught my attention. This book...

DVD Review by Linda Clark – David Attenborough’s Tasmania

3 September 2021

David Attenborough's Tasmania Reserve this DVD now. Another amazing DVD from David Attenborough - you don't realise how beautiful and special the Tasmanian Wilderness is until you have watched this DVD. David Attenborough takes you on a journey of discovery, looking at the wildlife and...

Book Review by Ngarie Macqueen – The Ravenels

3 September 2021

Ravenels series by Lisa Kleypas Reserve these books now. 1. Cold-Hearted Rake 2. Marrying Winterborne 3. Devil in Spring 4. Hello Stranger 5. Devil's Daughter 6. Chasing Cassandra 7. Devil in Disguise If you enjoyed the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn, or even just enjoyed...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – This Chicken Life

3 September 2021

This Chicken Life : Stories of chickens and the Australians who love them by Fiona Scott-Norman Reserve this book now. Backyard chicken keeping is having a revival – and when better than while people have been staying at home in lockdown, often for long periods...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Damaged

3 September 2021

Damaged by Dan Scottow Reserve this book now. A heart-stopping psychological thriller that makes you silently scream, “No, no, no!”, but you just have to read on as the truth slowly unfolds. Journalist Emily Blake was once at the centre of a sickening nightmare, when...

What’s new at the library in September?

3 September 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in September. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

What’s new for kids in August?

5 August 2021

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What’s new at the library in August?

3 August 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in August. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – The Joy of Movement

2 August 2021

The Joy of Movement : how exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage by Kelly McGonigal. Reserve this book now. I read this book to further my understanding of the relationship between physical activity and mental health. The benefits of exercise for physical...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – Apeirogon

2 August 2021

Apeirogon by Colum McCann Reserve this book now. I read Apeirogon because it was the 'book of the year' last year for a relative.  It is fact-based fiction; the story of two men, one Israeli, one Palestinian, both of whom have lost a daughter to...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – Paper Emperors

2 August 2021

Paper Emperors : the Rise of Australia's Newspaper Empires by Sally Young. Reserve this book now. The Introduction to Paper Emperors begins:  'Newspapers have found it difficult to tell the truth about themselves.' The author, Sally Young, with the help of five research assistants, then...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – Turns Out, I’m Fine

2 August 2021

Turns Out, I'm Fine by Judith Lucy. Reserve this book here. Judith Lucy is an actress, and one of Australia’s most popular and successful stand-up comedians. In this biography, she writes as she performs – her style is candid, at times confronting, with a liberal...

Book review by Sylvia Cooling – The art of paint pouring

2 August 2021

The Art of Paint Pouring by Amanda VanEver Reserve this book here. The paint pouring trend has been around for a couple of years. It’s an abstract art technique that combines acrylic paint with a pouring medium to create colourful and unique artworks. It wasn’t...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Resilience Project

2 August 2021

The Resilience Project : finding happiness through gratitude, empathy & mindfulness by Hugh Van Cuylenburg Reserve this book here  or listen now on Borrow Box. I have just finished listening to the The Resilience Project. I decided to listen to it after hearing about it...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – Dear Mum

2 August 2021

Dear Mum edited by Samuel Johnson Reserve this book here. Released for Mother’s Day in 2021, Dear Mum is Samuel Johnson’s third collection of letters published to raise money for his charity, ‘Love Your Sister’. The letters have been written by notable Australians including Amanda...

Book review by Gary Ellem – 55

2 August 2021

55 by James Delargy Reserve this book here. This is an Australian thriller set in the remote outback of Western Australia. The story revolves around a man called Heath walking into a police station saying he had been drugged and tied up and was going...

Book review by Gary Ellem – Cemetery Road

23 July 2021

Cemetery Road by Greg Iles Reserve this book here. I listened to this book on BorrowBox and thoroughly enjoyed it. We also have the book in the library as well. If I didn’t get the chance to listen to the book I’m sure I would...

Book review by Ruth Haig – Songspirals

13 July 2021

Songspirals : Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country through Songlines by Gay'wu Group of Women Reserve this book now. This amazing book was many years in the making as the Sisters and their Daughter worked to share with their own Yolgnu people, and a wider Australian...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – How Good is Scott Morrison?

13 July 2021

How Good Is Scott Morrison? by Wayne Errington and Peter van Onselen. Reserve this book now. The authors of How Good Is Scott Morrison? (324.29405), Wayne Errington and Peter van Onselen, expect that the subject of their book will become our fourth longest serving prime...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – Gilead

13 July 2021

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Reserve this book now. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson is set in 1956 when, towards the end of his life, Reverend John Ames is writing to his young son in the fictional town of Gilead, Iowa, while at the same time observing...

Book review by Ruth Mogg – Gossip from the Forest

13 July 2021

Gossip from the Forest by Tom Keneally. Reserve this book now. Gossip from the Forest is an account of the proceedings which resulted in the signing of the Armistice at the end of the Great War in a train carriage in a forest.  It gives...

Book review by Chesne Olive – The Ambulance Girls

13 July 2021

The Ambulance Girls series by Deborah Burrows Reserve these titles now. The Ambulance Girls series was written by Australian author Deborah Burrows. There are three novels: The Ambulance Girls, Ambulance Girls Under Fire and Ambulance Girls At War. The story is set in England during...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – Ginger Meggs

12 July 2021

Ginger Meggs by Tristan Bancks Reserve a copy of Ginger Meggs here. Tristan Bancks is an author living in the Northern Rivers and is the great-great nephew of the creator of Australian icon Ginger Meggs. To celebrate 100 years of Ginger Meggs Tristan has written...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Clutter Corpse

9 July 2021

Clutter Corpse by Simon Brett Reserve a copy of Clutter Corpse here. Ellen Curtis is a middle-aged, widowed businesswoman, Mum and carer to her adult son.  After the tragic suicide of her husband - a successful syndicated comic strip artist -  Ellen has to quickly...

Good Reading magazine – July

2 July 2021

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Book Review by Ngarie Macqueen – No Strings Attached

2 July 2021

No Strings Attached by Harper Bliss Reserve a copy of No Strings Attached here. No Strings Attached is a lesbian romance story by Harper Bliss. As well as being a writer, Harper hosts a weekly podcast with her wife called Harper Bliss & Her Mrs....

What’s new for kids in July?

1 July 2021

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What’s new at the library in July?

1 July 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in July. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Shadow Man

25 June 2021

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields Reserve The Shadow Man here. This was an interesting, slightly disturbing and dark book set in Scotland. When I borrowed the book I was really looking forward to reading but I am not sure I actually enjoyed it. The...

Magazine review by Cheryl Thompson – Mindfood

21 June 2021

MiNDFOOD Magazine - June 2021 issue Reserve a copy of Mindfood here. MiNDFOOD carries the hashtag #SMARTTHINKING with good reason – the articles and featured content are always topical, interesting, and informative, often covering serious issues without being too technical. The June 2021 issue is...

Good Reading magazine – June

10 June 2021

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The June issue is available now.

Book review by Tamara Patino – Simon Sock

8 June 2021

Simon Sock by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet, illustrated by Nick East. Reserve a copy of Simon Sock here. I recently read ‘Simon Sock’ with the Kookaburra Preschool children during our library visit together and as part of a discussion about friendship and difference. Simon...

What’s new for kids in June?

4 June 2021

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Book review by Gary Ellem – Sooley

4 June 2021

Sooley by John Grisham Reserve a copy of Sooley here. I have read and enjoyed all of John Grisham’s books and there are quite a few. Most of his fiction books are courtroom dramas but this one is different and is about basketball. Seventeen year...

What’s new at the library in June?

1 June 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in June. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – A Room Called Earth

27 May 2021

A Room Called Earth by Madeleine Ryan Reserve a copy of A Room Called Earth here. This is the debut novel from an Australian writer. A room called Earth is contemporary fiction based on a night in the life of a young woman who goes...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – New Year’s Eve Murder

13 May 2021

New Year’s Eve Murder by Leslie Meier Reserve a copy of New Year's Eve Murder here. Another light murder mystery in the Lucy Stone series by Leslie Meier.  We find Lucy feeling the post Xmas/New Year blues deflated, exhausted and financially over-spent. Lucy’s children are...

What’s new at the library in May?

5 May 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in May. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

What’s new for kids in May?

5 May 2021

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Good Reading magazine – May

3 May 2021

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The May issue is available now.

What’s new for kids in April?

23 April 2021

Click here to see all the new stuff for kids at the library in April! You can reserve these now on our library app, the member services page or at your nearest branch.

What’s new at the library in April?

23 April 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in April. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Book review by Taryn Kelly – Reasons to Stay Alive

23 April 2021

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig Matt Haig is an English author of fiction for adults and kids, and nonfiction. He has become one of my favourite authors in the last year, so I have been trying to read everything he has had published....

Book review by Taryn Kelly – Body Positive Power

13 April 2021

Body Positive Power : How to Stop Dieting, Make Peace with your Body and Live by Megan Jayne Crabbe This is an important book for anyone who struggles with their body image. It was a book I had seen recommended on social media and the...

2021 RUCRL Reading Challenge

7 January 2021

Each year we hold a challenge for library members who would like to try reading something different. Everyone who participates (whether you complete the reading list or not) will be entered into a prize draw in December. Reading Challenge lists are available at your local...

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