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Monthly Archives: July 2018

28 07, 2018

Book Of The Week: How Not To Be A Boy

2018-07-28T12:47:24+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb   In this memoir-turned-social-commentary, comedian Robert Webb navigates what it means to grow up male in a world in which doing so has long been a life sentence to repression. Starting in his childhood, Robert explores a lifetime of happenings that lead him to question why [...]

21 07, 2018

Book Of The Week: Think Small

2018-07-21T12:33:24+00:00 July 21st, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

Think Small by Eva Katz This compendium of the smallest works of art in the world is mind-boggling. The book itself is tiny! Ranging from crochet to coffee-stain art, to carved pearls and tobacco-tin paintings in which the tin contains the paint and the painting all in one - these examples of attention, imagination and [...]

14 07, 2018

Book Of The Week: Hope Never Dies

2018-07-14T12:41:01+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer   A thrilling, smouldering, unbelievable mystery story that crackles with chemistry - and did we mention that former POTUS Barack Obama and and former vice-POTUS Joe Biden are the detective protagonists? After the dust has settled following their completed second term in the White House, Biden is summoned from [...]

7 07, 2018

Book Of The Week: You’re Called What?

2018-07-07T10:45:44+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

You're called What? by Kes Gray This complete jewel of a picture book is set at an animal-renaming bureau; the place critters such as the Blue Footed Booby and the Aha-Ha Wasp go with their respective tails between their legs, hoping for a change of name! The situation gets out of hand when the animals [...]