‘This is my first novel by Sarah Waters, and will certainly not be my last. Absolutely loved this, the twists and turns were brilliant…’ Dawn … More Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
Fun Palaces are a nationwide celebration of arts, science and community. Can you help Bury Libraries create Fun Palaces across our Borough? We would like to invite you to help create Fun Palaces in your local library, for your local community, during the weekend of 01st and 2nd of October. Do you have a … More Can you help to make your local library a Fun Palace in October?
The Summer Of The Bear by Bella Pollen. Recommended by Nic (Reader Development Team and Bury Archive). It is the summer of 1980. A tamed brown bear finds himself tempted by the lure of freedom and the wild open sea. Meanwhile a grieving, broken family arrive on a windswept island in the Outer Hebrides, looking … More The Summer Of The Bear by Bella Pollen
‘A stand alone novel that messes with your head from the minute you start reading it; all the usual clues you rely on to figure out whodunit are overturned again and again. An ingenious reveal that has left me with a very big book hangover! Highly recommended.’ Fiona … More Daisy In Chains by Sharon Bolton
Bury Library customers now have access to loads of magazines online for FREE! One of the great benefits for all you book lovers out there is that a lot of these publications have book review sections and articles. All the information that you need to access this fabulous new offer from Bury Libraries can be … More Magazine inspiration!
‘This is a beautifully written book which tells the story of Alma Whittaker whose life spans almost the whole of the 19th century. Gilbert cleverly mixes fact with fiction by introducing key enlightenment figures of the period such as Captain Cook and Alfred Russel Wallace…’Wendy. … More Signature Of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
The continuation of our series looking at ways that you can find out what to read next… … More Fantastic Fiction!
When Maisie is struck by lightning, her face is partially destroyed. She’s lucky enough to get a face transplant, but how do you live your life when you can’t even recognize yourself? Maisie has to figure out both who she really is, and what ‘lucky’ really means… … More Faceless by Alyssa Sheinmel