Adult Non-fiction, Audiobook

Fight Like A Girl Audiobook Review

Author: Clementine Ford Genre: Adult Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Aoife, Newbridge Library Online sensation, fearless feminist heroine and scourge of trolls and misogynists everywhere, Clementine Ford is a beacon of hope and inspiration to thousands of Australian women and girls. Her incendiary debut Fight Like A Girl is an essential manifesto for feminists new, old and soon-to-be, and exposes… Continue reading Fight Like A Girl Audiobook Review

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Houseplants and Well Being

by : Adrian ForanNaas Community Library According to Study NASA's Clean Air Study which was designed to find ways to clean the airin sealed space stations, plants can be effective in absorbing carbon dioxide, releasingoxygen into the air, and removing pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene. These chemicals can become concentrated in the home and… Continue reading Houseplants and Well Being

Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Notes on a Nervous Planet

Author: Matt Haig Genre: Self-Help Reviewed by: Stephen Kelly Branch: Newbridge Library Age Range: Adults Looking at sleep, news, social media, addiction, work and play, Matt Haig invites us to feel calmer, happier and to question the habits of the digital age. This book might even change the way you spend your precious time on… Continue reading Notes on a Nervous Planet

Adult Non-fiction, Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations

The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Author: Alain de Botton Review by: Richie, Naas Library  With so much home-schooling taking place around the country it might be refreshing for some parents to hear about a school that prioritises the subject of ‘Life’ over Maths, Science, Geography and all the rest. The School of Life is an educational organisation run by a… Continue reading The School of Life: An Emotional Education