Podcast – Shona Husk – 50 Shades of Read (Part 2)
May30

Podcast – Shona Husk – 50 Shades of Read (Part 2)

  Cockburn Librararies celebrated Library Lovers’ Day with a evening of romance, wine, and chocolate. Part 2 features Shona Husk talking about her Paranormal romance books. Also listen to...

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Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #2
May28

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #2

Hi there! Ever wondered what the library staff enjoy listening to, watching and/or reading? Well my friends wonder no more! Below you will find the stuff we’ve been digging and not digging...

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Podcast – Maree Wrack – Champagne Life, Beer Budget
May13

Podcast – Maree Wrack – Champagne Life, Beer Budget

  Maree Wrack, author, wealth coach and entrepreneur, talks about how she transformed herself from a spendthrift into a wealth builder. Maree, also shares some of the money saving ideas from...

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If you liked the Outlander series, you’ll love…
May12

If you liked the Outlander series, you’ll love…

Diana Gabaldon’s wildly popular Outlander series has been gracing our bookshelves for years, and now that it’s gracing our TV screens too, I suspect some people might be looking for...

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The Strays, by Emily Bitto – 2015 Stella Prize Winner
Apr22

The Strays, by Emily Bitto – 2015 Stella Prize Winner

Emily Bitto’s The Strays took home the top prize when the winner of 2015 Stella Prize was announced last night in Melbourne. The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s writing, both...

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Podcast – Kim & Malcolm Wells – Camino Footsteps
Apr22

Podcast – Kim & Malcolm Wells – Camino Footsteps

  Each year tens of thousands of pilgrims walk the ancient Way of St. James in Spain. The Camino de Santiago is 798 km long and takes approximately 34 days to complete for the average walker....

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Podcast – Julia Lawrinson – Losing It
Apr08

Podcast – Julia Lawrinson – Losing It

  Julia Lawrinson, author of books for young adults (and sometimes for kids), talks about reading, books, and her forthcoming novel Losing It Recorded as part of Cockburn Libraries’...

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The Man Booker Prize – success!
Jan13

The Man Booker Prize – success!

No – I didn’t win it  – but the elation I experienced at finally getting to the end of one of the shortlisted titles must be close to that felt when actually claiming The Prize...

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Podcast – David Beckwith – Sherlock Holmes
Dec22

Podcast – David Beckwith – Sherlock Holmes

Local author, David Beckwith talks about his first fiction book Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes and the second installment Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes: Volume II, a collection short stories...

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Lost & Found
Dec03

Lost & Found

Lost & Found / Brooke Davis When this book landed on my desk I had no recollection of reserving it or why I’d done so; however, I am extremely glad I did. Here’s why: The storyline...

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