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My Life in a Pea Soup by Lisa Nops

Today’s mini book review is thanks to the First Tuesday Book Club, and is about ‘My Life in a Pea Soup’, by Lisa Nops. It is an autobiography about raising a child with autism, and follows Lisa’s journey across three … Continue reading

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Lost and Found by Brooke Davis

This week’s mini book review is courtesy of the First Tuesday Book Club. ‘Lost and Found’ by Brooke Davis has three main characters: a 7 year-old girl with red, curly hair and gumboots, an 82 year-old widow who stays home and … Continue reading

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The Red Tent by Anita Diamant – mini-review

Monday’s mini-review by Mundaring School for Seniors Book Club is on ‘The Red Tent’ by Anita Diamant. This has been around since 1997 but is continually being borrowed, so much so that we have had to replace our copies more … Continue reading

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For children under 6, a special book rea

For children under 6, a special book reading and illustration activity with Gabriel Evans, artist and illustrator. Gabriel has illustrated over 15 children’s books. Check out his blog at http://ow.ly/bQT030c3Ef4 to view some of his wonderful work. As part of … Continue reading

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What’s on next week! Tuesday 10.30am –

What’s on next week! Tuesday 10.30am – 1,2 Pirate Stew author Kylie Howarth reading and art class at Boya Library Wednesday 1.00pm Mundaring Library – National Simultaneous Storytime and craft – Same story, same time all over Australia! http://ow.ly/i/uYgTv http://ow.ly/i/uYgX3

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‘After’ by Nikki Gemmell You will be walked through an experience many Australian families have been struck by, one that is particular to this time of medical miracles and extended life expectancy which, for some, means extended suffering. Gemmell knew … Continue reading

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’50 Ways to Grieve Your Lover’ by Glennys Marsdon – author talk review

Glennys Marsdon has only ever paid attention to her nails once in her life.  For ninety days her nails were perfectly polished and manicured, the first ninety days after her husband’s death.  Glennys said in her talk last night that … Continue reading

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Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir by Catherine de Saint Phalle

This is an elegant and literary biography retelling the story of the author’s eccentric parents. One slowly begins to understand who Poum and Alexandre are – at first seeming strange, bewildering, and at times unlikeable, but as the story unfolds … Continue reading

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A short review of The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery

Soul of an octopus is an exploration into the question of consciousness and inter-species communication. It is written by a scientist who pursues an intense commitment to answer questions about animal-human interaction, taking the octopus as her subject. Montgomery has … Continue reading

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“Tiny Sunbirds Far Away” by Christie Watson

Another mini review: The book is “Tiny Sunbirds Far Away” by Christie Watson. It received an 8.2/10, and was like for “its wonderful narration by a young girl”. Members really enjoyed this author, and would read any other work by … Continue reading

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