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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 12/09/2020

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of this term’s Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Holiday Reading Recommendations for Staff and Bookchatters

Date Published: 12/09/2020

The Mother Fault by Kate Mildenhall is one of this year’s most hyped Australian novels and it won’t disappoint lovers of the literary thriller genre. At its heart, it is a novel about motherhood and what a mother will do

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Episode 3 of The Book Chatters Podcast Has Dropped!

Date Published: 07/09/2020

One of the promises we make to students is that we can always recommend a great book to read.  The staff in the iCentre have made a podcast to add to our suite of book recommendation platforms.  It’s short and

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Read the Books, See the Movie

Date Published: 06/09/2020

If you loved reading The Enola Holmes Mysteries by Nancy Springer, you are going to love the new Netflix movie – Enola Holmes. The six detective novels in the series follow the exploits of Enola Holmes, Sherlock’s 14-year-old sister, as she

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/09/2020

Whisper by Chrissie Perry explores what happens when circumstances over which you have no control impact your life and sense of self.  Demi becomes profoundly deaf after an illness, and her coming of age story is complicated by the fact

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 01/09/2020

With the presidential campaign well underway in the United States, our grown-up readers will find Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld both a timely and fascinating read.  A fictional tale is woven into historical events and presents the reader with an alternative

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Your Next Reading Suggestion

Date Published: 24/08/2020

Many adults who follow @reesesbookclub on social media will be excited to know that Reese Witherspoon and her company Hello Sunshine @hellosunshine will be picking a book in the Young Adult (YA) genre every month from now.  These books will

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 24/08/2020

The Man in the Water by David Burton is a coming of age story with a murder mystery that needs to be solved.  Fast-paced and suspenseful, it will have YA readers, including reluctant readers, racing through to the end. The

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/08/2020

Hey, Kiddo: How  I Lost my Mother, Found my Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction by Jarrett J Krosoczka is a graphic memoir and tells the story of Jarrett’s growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art

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New books, ebooks and audiobooks

Date Published: 10/08/2020

We are very excited as the iCentre has just received new books, ebooks and audiobooks to add to our collections. Take a look at the carousels on the Home page of the OPAC  to see what is new.  It’s a

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