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Freshly Shelved – Fiction

Freshly Shelved – Fiction

Looking for something to read over the holidays? There is some great new fiction in the library. Come in and take a look. Check out our slideshow below. I have read and can highly recommend the following (see links for reviews)

Vote for the 2012 Inky Awards

Vote for the 2012 Inky Awards

Voting is now open for the 2012 Inky Awards for teenage literature.  The Inkys are international awards for teen literature – chosen by teens. Have a look at the fantastic shortlisted books and if you’re between 12 – 20 years of age, vote for your favourite title. Here is what the judges have selected as … Continue reading

Write a review and win $50

   The time has come to vote for the trailers submitted in the Boroondara Libraries book trailer competition. Go to Boroondara’s website for more information. The good news is that you can still win! Here’s the gist:

Figurehead by Patrick Allington

NEWS/RECOMMENDATIONS                                                  (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Far too many Australians know too little about Asia.  This is not just my opinion, for while funding for government programs to increase engagement with Asia may wax and wane, all sides of politics have commissioned reports that show that most Australians know very little about the region’s history, geography, politics or economic importance to … Continue reading

Great stuff on authors!

 AUTHOR/NEWS/RECOMMENDATIONS                                                  (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) There are some great (and, if you prefer to use more specific language, informative and engaging) stuff (material) that has recently surfaced in blogs and things. firstly, the CMIS Fiction Focus blog has done a superlative job with their spotlight on John Green. This post has the biggest linkfest you’ve ever … Continue reading