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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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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 25/06/2019

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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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/05/2019

Winner of the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award, We Are Okay by Nina LaCour is an achingly beautiful YA novel about the power of friendship, loss, grief and family secrets. We recommended it for our older readers. Graphic Book Review

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 27/04/2019

Set in Brisbane at the University of Queensland, The Things That Will Not Stand by Michael Gerard Bauer is a coming of age story which is both humorous and heart-breaking at the same time. It is highly recommended for our

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CBCA Shortlist 2019

Date Published: 01/04/2019

The 2019 CBCA Shortlist has been announced. Start reading from the list and decide who you think will win this year’s Book of the Year awards. For more information, go to the CBCA website where this list has been published.

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Holiday Reads

Date Published: 01/04/2019

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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Vardaesia Book Launch

Date Published: 25/02/2019

The wait is over! On Tuesday 19th May, 350 fans of Lynette Noni joined us to celebrate the launch of Vardaesia the final book in The Medoran Chronicles.  This was the first event in our calendar of book events for our Read

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/02/2019

Girl Running, Boy Falling by Kate Gordon is a contemporary YA coming-of-age novel dealing with teen issues which will best suit our older readers (15+ yrs). Teen life has been expertly portrayed by the author and difficult topics are explored with understanding and

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Vardaesia Book Launch

Date Published: 23/01/2019

The wait is nearly over! Tuesday 19th May is fast approaching when fans of Lynette Noni are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of the final book in The Medoran Chronicles.  This is the first event in our calendar

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