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Mel's Mysteries

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 14:35 by Mel28

You Belong to Me Mary Higgins Clark This is the Queen of Suspense at her creepy best, and a great place to start if you're new to her work. All the hallmarks of a classic Mary Higgins Clark novel are here; a strong female protagonist, a killer lurking in the shadows, a healthy dose of suspense and a dash of romance – all set against . . . more »

Rockin' Reads

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 14:30 by Mel28

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? Steven Tyler Aerosmith's Demon of Screamin’ tells it like it is and holds nothing back, which is exactly what you’re looking for in this type of tell-all. He spills on backstage bickering and his antics with guitarist Joe Perry that led to the pair being dubbed the Toxic Twins. But the real surprise here is what an . . . more »

Mel's Mysteries

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 14:23 by Mel28

No Place Like Home Mary Higgins Clark Celia Nolan receives the shock of her life when her new husband presents her with a surprise birthday gift - a beautiful house in an upscale New Jersey suburb. The house itself is beautiful, architecturally designed and complete with horse and stable, but the only hitch is that this is the very house where, as a young child, . . . more »

Animal Masks

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012 - 11:17 by waywardangel

Watsonia Library Thursday 27 September 10.30am-11.30am Create a mask of an animal from the jungle or farm. Bookings required. . . . more »

Jane's Reading Blog

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 21:16 by roverjane

Title: Cause of Death Series Title: Rina Martin Mystery Author: Jane A. Adams Life is looking up for Rina Martin, with the expected revival of her television career, but as her happy summer ends, storm clouds are on the horizon . In the Martin Household, change is afoot. Tim is now engaged and preparing to move out, and there is also news of the revival . . . more »

Emergency Art

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 15:30 by YPRLReadingLiteracy

Endless Black by Megan Burke is a short story that was written this weekend for Emergency Art as part of Winter in Banyule 2012. The girls walked to the tank at dusk. Ava snuck out, jumping over the fence and gave Buster a bone to keep him quiet; Jilly banged the front wire door shut behind her as she left. They met on the . . . more »

Jane's Reading Blog

Posted on Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 22:31 by roverjane

Murder on Fifth Avenue Title: Murder on Fifth Avenue Series Title: A Gaslight Mystery. Author: Victoria Thompson Set in the late 19th-century New York City, NYPD Det. Sgt. Frank Malloy receives a summons to Manhattan's exclusive Knickerbocker Club, where Chilton Devries has been found stabbed to death. Once again Det. Sgt. Frank Malloy requires the help from Sarah Brandt who supports herself as a midwife. Plenty of twists and . . . more »

Jane's Reading Blog

Posted on Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 22:16 by roverjane

Title: A Question of Identity Author: Anthea Fraser Once again Rona Parish finds herself tangled up in a murder which involves a hypnotist, family and friends. . . . more »

Jane's Reading Blog

Posted on Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 22:11 by roverjane

Title: False Money Author: Veronica Heley Fancy a good old fashion murder with a twist of humour, this is the book for you as Bea Abbot battles right and wrong. . . . more »

Nikki Reviews: The fault in our stars by John Green

Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 20:34 by femlib

The Fault in Our Stars The Fault in Our Stars is the fourth novel by American author and YouTube vloger John Green. It is a fast-paced novel written from the perspective of sixteen year old Hazel Grace Lancaster, who has cancer (mets on her lungs) and takes her life’s principles from reclusive author Peter Van Houten. After being diagnosed with clinical depression, her mum encourages her to join a support . . . more »

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