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The Book Chatters

Date Published: 24/03/2020

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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Book of the Week

Date Published: 17/02/2020

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff is a futuristic space adventure and page-turning thriller that explores the themes of courage, teamwork, and perseverance.  This is the first book in a sci-fi trilogy by the

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 09/02/2020

Vikki Wakefield’s This is How We Change the Ending is a gritty, raw, coming of age story for YA readers which explores confronting topics about the lives of disadvantaged contemporary teens in a realistic and uplifting way. By walking a

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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 02/12/2019

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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Book Launch and Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/11/2019

Our latest Read Like a Girl event, where Riverbend Books in conjunction with Mt Alvernia College launched Lynette Noni’s new novel Weapon, was a huge success! Photos from the night can be accessed via the Photo Gallery on our website.

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RLaG Event

Date Published: 29/10/2019

Not long now to our next Read Like a Girl event! Riverbend Books in conjunction with Mt Alvernia College will be launching Lynette Noni’s new novel Weapon in the San Damiano Centre on Monday 11th November at 5.30pm. This is

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RLaG Event

Date Published: 21/10/2019

Get ready to join us for our next Read Like a Girl event! Riverbend Books in conjunction with Mt Alvernia College will be launching Lynette Noni’s new novel Weapon in the San Damiano Centre on Monday 11th November at 5.30pm.

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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 17/09/2019

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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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/09/2019

It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood is a tender, funny coming of age novel about first love and the awkwardness of teen romance. Winner of the 2018 Text Prize, it has a relatable voice and laugh out

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CBCA 2019 Book of the Year Award Winners

Date Published: 19/08/2019

CBCA has announced the 2019 Book of the Week award winners. The awards recognize literary merit and the judges noted that: “Gritty, contemporary themes are tackled by many books in the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2019 Book of the

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