Monthly Archives: January 2013

Warm Bodies – Book of the Week 30th January 2013

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion   ”R’ is a zombie. He has no name, no memories and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R … Continue reading

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Sean Black – The Ryan Lock series

Desperately waiting for the new Jack Reacher novel, and need something to fill the void? Maybe try one of these novels in the fast-paced punchy Ryan Lock series. LOCKDOWN (Ryan Lock 1) Ryan Lock, an American serving in the Close Protection Unit … Continue reading

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Today whilst shelving in the 500’s….

Ok, so in our library we have a shelving roster, and this month I am gracing the 500’s with  my presence 🙂 Have you made your way into this section lately? Well I tell you it’s like a treasure trove … Continue reading

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Forgive Me – Book of the Week 21st January 2013

Forgive Me by Lesley Pearse   Cheltenham, 1991….. When Eva Patterson returns home from work one day, a devastating scene awaits her. Her mother, Flora, lies dead in the bath. Beside her is a note saying only: ‘Forgive Me’. Eva … Continue reading

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Due soon at the Movies – Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl    Is falling in love the beginning . . . Or the end? In Ethan Wate’s hometown there lies the darkest of secrets.There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from … Continue reading

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Find it. Read it. LET IT FREE………

Back in 2012 Literacy Aotearoa released thousands of free books around NZ towns and cities. Why? Well in a hope to encourage a love of reading and of sharing books.  On the front cover of a ‘2012 Travelling Book’ you … Continue reading

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‘The Intercept’ by Dick Wolf

Looking for some new fast paced action? Then it might be an idea to add ‘The Intercept’ from Dick Wolf to your reading requests. Better known for writing the screenplays for television hits such as ‘Miami Vice’ and ‘Law & Order’ … Continue reading

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Forsaken (Assassin’s Creed) – Book of the Week 14th January 2013

Assassin’s Creed – Forsaken by Oliver Bowden  ‘I am an expert swordsman, I am skilled in the business of death. I take no pleasure in my skill. Simply, I am good at it.’1735 – London, Haytham Kenway has been taught … Continue reading

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Where’d You Go Bernadette? – by Maria Semple

Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she’s a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she’s a disgrace; to design mavens, she’s a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, … Continue reading

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The final book in the Wheel of Time series – A Memory of Light

The Memory of Light by Robert Jordan/Brandon Sanderson The Wheel is turning, and the Age is coming to its end. The Last Battle will determine the fate of the world…For twenty years The Wheel of Time has enthralled more than … Continue reading

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