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Book of the Week

Date Published: 12/10/2021

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland is a gothic read.  Get drawn into the world of the very glamorous Hollow sisters.  There are few gothic novels for YA readers of this calibre.  We highly recommend this page turner for young

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 08/03/2021

None Shall Sleep by Ellie Marney is a YA psychological thriller that will have readers on the edge of their seats until the very end. Set in 1982, it is about two teenagers who are recruited by the FBI (at

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 02/11/2020

Strap yourself in for the breakneck ride through the pages of The Erasure Initiative by Lili Wilkinson where seven strangers are trapped on a deadly bus trip and no-one has any autobiographical memory! It has been erased. These characters are

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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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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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Book of the Week

Date Published: 08/06/2020

Deep Water by Sarah Epstein is a thrilling YA mystery that will hook teen readers from the very first sentence. It’s a page-turner with clues, twists and red herrings that will keep readers on the edge of their seat and

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2019

From Karen McManus, the New York Times bestselling author of One of Us is Lying, comes another YA must-read thriller and murder mystery that will have readers on the edge of their seats to the very last page! Official book

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 19/11/2018

Wildcard by Marie Lu is the much-anticipated sequel to the extremely popular Warcross and it doesn’t disappoint. It’s another addictive, fast-paced, sci-fi, cyberpunk virtual reality thriller that will have you hooked to the very last page while also prompting you to think

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 11/03/2018

Missing by Sue Whiting is a contemporary middle-grade mystery novel for readers 12+yrs.  It has a challenging and inherently sad topic about ‘missing persons’ which has been sensitively written about so as to make it accessible for younger readers. They

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 12/02/2018

One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus is an addictive read for YA lovers of the thriller genre.  Set in an American school, five students attend detention where one of the students dies a perplexing death and the other

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