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The House Across the Street

Author: Lesley Pearse Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr, Leixlip Library 23-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is a neighbour on the avenue, who owns a fashionable dress shop in Brexhill-On-Sea. But who is it that arrives in the black car most Saturdays while Gloria is… Continue reading The House Across the Street

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Top 10 Non-Fiction Audio Books on Borrowbox

Compiled by Stephen, Newbridge Library Mentors by Russell Brand Read by Russell Brand Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author - from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people… Continue reading Top 10 Non-Fiction Audio Books on Borrowbox

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Audiobook: Jane Eyre

Author: Charlotte Brontë Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson Genre: Classic Fiction Reviewed by: Mary in Newbridge Library Listening to an audio book is always a different experience to reading the book itself. After a wretched childhood as an orphan Jane Eyre becomes a teacher in the very school where she has spent most of her childhood.… Continue reading Audiobook: Jane Eyre

Audiobook, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Audiobook: Verify

Author: Joelle Charbonneau Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly Duration: 9 hours Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Reviewed by: Joan, Newbridge Library The story is set about 100 years in the future in Chicago. The main character is Meri Beckley, a sixteen year old schoolgirl. The world Meri lives in is one of prosperity and without lies.… Continue reading Audiobook: Verify

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Audiobook: The Secretary

Author: Renee Knight Narrated by: Victoria Hamilton Duration: 8 hours 24 minutes Genre: Adult fiction - Suspense Reviewed by: Joan, Newbridge Library Christine Butcher has loyally served Mina as her Secretary for 15 years.  Mina progressed to CEO of a large food corporation. As she ascended in the company and progressed to Chief Executive, the… Continue reading Audiobook: The Secretary

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Top Ten Crime Thrillers on Borrowbox

Genre: Adult Fiction - Crime/Thriler Compiled by: Carmel, Lorraine, Anne & Aideen, Athy Library The Girls by Emma Cline Disturbingly realistic, weird, thought provoking and engrossing. Loosely based on the Manson murders, it is a remarkable debut novel. Bolinda Borrowbox e-book & Bolinda Borrowbox Audio book The Five by Hallie Rubenhold The untold lives of… Continue reading Top Ten Crime Thrillers on Borrowbox