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Librarian Recommended Read – Coming Rain by Stephen Daisley

Stephen Daisley was a musterer and a shearer – now an award winning author (first Ockham Award winner 2016).  Poetic and prosaic.  There is hard graft, dust, dirt and dingoes.  And love. This is one hell of a yarn.  It … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads – The Antipodeans: a novel by Greg McGee

“Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zealand family and their interaction with … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads: big little lies by Liane Moriarty

This is a ‘what goes on behind closed doors’ kind of novel. It starts with a tragedy at a school trivia night. From there we go back in time to the events leading up to the tragedy. Three women, Madeline, … Continue reading

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

From the author of the bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, an exquisite, funny and heartrending parallel story. When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her, and all she has to … Continue reading

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