Bury Libraries will be celebrating both these anniversaries by having amazing displays showing all the books in both shortlists, bookmarks and postcards giving everyone the opportunity to tweet their favourite library book to the team at CILIP … More 2017 Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards
The Fire Maker by Peter May. Recommended by Joyce – a Bury Reading Group member. Margaret Campbell is a forensic pathologist. Li Yan is a Beijing detective with a horribly burned corpse on his hands. Neither of them is ready for the consequences of asking the wrong questions about the dead man that lead to … More The Fire Maker by Peter May
This recommendation is a little unusual; at the time of writing as we don’t actually have it in the library stock! But, did you know that you can make stock suggestions? Lets see if we can hilight this popular author’s laters offering. We do have lots of other titles by Amanda Prowse, why not try something different and submit your own book review to firstname.lastname@example.org … More The Food Of Love by Amanda Prowse
Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier. Recommended by Rosemary – A Bury Library customer and Reading Group member. (This recommendation was submitted as part of Bury Reader’s Group Secret Santa book swap.) I have read 4 of the author’s books before this one: Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Last Runaway, Remarkable Creatures, The Lady and … More Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier
Paper Butterflies by Lisa Heathfield. Recommended by Jenn (a Whitefield library customer). “If you like books written by Lisa Williamson, Jandy Nelson, Sarah Crossan, Jennifer Niven and Louise O’Neill, then you may like ‘Paper Butterflies’ by Lisa Heathfield. This book has also been recommended by Melinda Sailsbury author of ‘The Sin Eater’s Daughter’, she said … More Paper Butterflies by Lisa Heathfield
So another year is over and we firstly wanted to wish you all a very belated Happy New Year from the reader development team!
We are looking forward to a year packed with author visits, events, discovering new authors and lots of lovely reading. But first we wanted to take the time to sit back, preferably with a nice cup of tea, and remember some of the fantastic things we have done over the last 12 months. … More A very belated Happy New Year!
We thought you would like to see what titles were included in the short list, who won in both categories and how your local library can help you to read them without having to buy them (just click on the links!) – a very important pocket money saving hack! … More Blue Peter Book Awards 2017
Time for a new group read – number 6 – and once again we have a brand new reading set supplied by ONEWORLD Publications – so a big thank you to them. The Amazing Story Of The Man Who Cycled From India To Europe For love by Per J Andersson. The story begins in … More Group Read Number 6: The Amazing Story Of The Man Who Cycled From India To Europe For Love by Per J Andersson
Bury Libraries celebrate World Book Day by reading “Girl Waits With Gun” by Amy Stewart … … More Bury & Bolton Libraries celebrate World Book Day 2017
The wonderful people at Legend Press very kindly donated a set of Emma Claire Sweeney’s Owl Song At Dawn to Bury Libraries Reading Groups. After already being read and discussed by our virtual reading group – you can find their comments here – the set has now continued its journey by being the chosen book for … More Owl Song At Dawn – Bury Reading Group