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A Pinch Of Magic

Author: Michelle Harrison Reviewed by: Aisling Kelly, Maynooth Library Betty Widdershins and her two sisters Fliss & Charlie livein Crowstone, a bleak and oppressive Island surrounded by marshes, grey skies and muddy waters. They live with their cranky grandmother at their family owned pub “ThePoachers Pocket”. Betty is determined that there is moreto the world… Continue reading A Pinch Of Magic

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Shadowplay

Author: Joseph O'Connor Reviewed by: Betty Maguire, Maynooth Library ‘ShadowPlay’ by Joseph O’Connor tells the story of the friendship between Abraham ‘Bram ‘Stoker (1847- 1912), , author of Dracula, Henry Irving (1838-1905), born John Brodribb, a great Shakespearian actor of his era , and Alice ‘Ellen’ Terry (1847-1928), the highest paid actor in England at… Continue reading Shadowplay

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Head Strong

Author: Dave AspreyReviewed by: Stephen KellyBranch: Newbridge LibraryDave Asprey's easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones toavoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for… Continue reading Head Strong

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How to use Bolinda Borrowbox

By Elaine, Library HQ Accessing Borrowbox You can access Borrowbox via the Online services tab on the County Council Kildare Library andArts website here. On the online services page there is a list of all the online resources provided by Kildare libraries. Click on the Bolinda BorrowBox link which will bring you to Borrowbox. If… Continue reading How to use Bolinda Borrowbox

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Top 10 Business Audiobooks on Borrowbox

Compiled by Stephen, Newbridge Library The Economics Book by DK Read by Fred Sanders The Economics Book highlights how economic ideas can shape our world, suchas the need for nations to act collectively to solve issues, from migration toclimate change. Using graphics and flow diagrams, it demystifies and untanglescomplicated theories to make sense of abstract… Continue reading Top 10 Business Audiobooks on Borrowbox

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies

Author: John Boyne Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library Forced to flee the scandal in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds herself pregnant and alone, in search of a new life at just 16. She knows she has no choice but to believe that the nun she entrusts her child to will find him a… Continue reading The Heart’s Invisible Furies

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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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Freegal: Free Music Streaming Service With Kildare Libraries

By Elaine Patterson Did you know the library provides a legal and free music and streaming alternative to the likes of YouTube or Spotify? That's right with our digital library resource, Freegal. You can find this service in the online services section of the Kildare County Council Library and Arts website. For those who prefer… Continue reading Freegal: Free Music Streaming Service With Kildare Libraries