Monthly Archives: August 2011

Book of the Week: 29 August – 4 September

The Redeemed  by M R Hall A man’s body is discovered in a church yard, the sign of the cross carved into his abdomen. Later he is found to be Alan Jacobs, a troubled psychiatric nurse. Jenny’s investigations will lead … Continue reading

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Hearst Castle Gothic Study and Library

The Hearst Castle Gothic Study and Library, in Beverly Hill is famous for having been used in the movie, The Godfather. (sourced from beautiful libraries)

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Rue – Use it in a Sentence

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And the Winner is…………

The 2011 winner of the Ngaio Marsh Award has been announced and has gone this year to: The Bood Men by Paul Cleave ‘Edward Hunter is a family man with a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 22 August – 28 August

Double Dexter  by Jeff Lindsay  Dexter Morgan is not your average serial killer. He enjoys his day job as a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Police Department . . . but he lives for his night-time hobby of hunting … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 15 August – 21 August

Flash and Bones  by KathyReichs A body is found in a barrel of asphalt next to Lowes Motor Speedway, just as 200,000 fans are pouring into town for race week. Twelve years earlier Cyndi Gamble, then a high school senior … Continue reading

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Biblioburro – A different kind of Mobile Library

Biblioburro – a true story from Colombia This a fantastic true story about a librarian, and a library quite unlike any other…… At the start of his teaching career, Luis realized that some students were having difficulty learning. To help … Continue reading

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