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Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

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Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions

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Payback

Author: R.C. BridgestockGenre: Adult FictionReviewer: Kevin Athy / Castledermot Library Synopsis: Charley Mann left Yorkshire for the Met and a fast-track career - but now she's back, she's in charge and the area's first young, female DI. Her hometown, the Yorkshire countryside, and her old friends all seem unchanged, but appearances can be deceptive. When… Continue reading Payback

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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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The Liberation of Bridget Dunne

Author:Patricia Scanlan Reviewed by : Michelle, Library HQ The book starts off with a young woman Marie-claire and her boyfriend Marc. Marie-claire finds out Marc has cheated on her and she breaks up with him in a very clever way. Marie-Claire flies home to Ireland to be with her mother Keelin and grandmother Imelda to… Continue reading The Liberation of Bridget Dunne

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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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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