Members of the community are invited to attend a book selection day to be held at the Muswellbrook Library.
Help us choose adult, teen and junior fiction and non-fiction books to be purchased for the library collection. Items selected will allocated throughout the Upper Hunter Library Network branches including Aberdeen, Cassilis, Denman, Merriwa, Murrurundi, Muswellbrook and Scone.
This event will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 4:00pm @ Muswellbrook Library.
If you cannot make the session but would still like to make a suggestion, please visit our stock suggestion page.
Our Libraries will be hosting two Author Talk Events with Melissa Jacob this week. Mel Jacob is the author of her memoir 'In Sickness, in Health…and in Jail: What happened when my husband unexpectedly went to prison for two years'. Join us for a book reading and signing with light refreshments.
Melissa Jacob visits Muswellbrook Library
Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 5:30pm
Contact the Muswellbrook Library on 6543-1913 to book your place.
Melissa Jacob visits Murrurundi Library
Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 1pmContact the Murrurundi Library on 6540-1363 to book your place.
'So why did you marry Dad?’ my daughter asked. 'Well, over time I got to know him and he made me laugh, and . . . and I knew deep down that, that . . . even though we were really different . . . he was a good person.' Without skipping a beat, she said, 'He’s not that good, he’s in jail!'
After fourteen years of marriage, Mel Jacob's life looked as perfect as the roses perched above her white picket fence. The nice house in the suburbs, two great kids, a good husband. Until . . .Her life took an unexpected detour when her seemingly saintly husband was jailed for two years. In Sickness, in Health . . . and in Jail follows Mel's funny, moving and insightful journey as she navigates single parenthood, prison visitations and nosy neighbours.
Mel's revealing account is the story of the family left behind. It chronicles the grief, the stigma and the conversational minefields of her husband's whereabouts, as well as the logistical problems of making a baby sibling for her two children, and why it's not appropriate to tell people that Daddy's in jail.
In Sickness, in Health . . . and in Jail is a funny and touching account of grief and love and forgiveness.
The Pursuit / Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
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This is the new Fox & O’Hare mystery, the fifth book in this co-authored series about suave con-man Nick Fox and straight-laced FBI agent Kate O’Hare working together to take down some of the world’s worst criminals. To the outside world Fox is a mastermind thief and most-wanted fugitive, whom Agent O’Hare is obsessed with tracking down. But covertly, the FBI task Fox and O’Hare to stop renowned diamond thief and psychopath, Dragan Kovic, from pulling off a crime that will kill thousands of people and devastate global financial markets. This novel is set in the sewers of the city of love, Paris, and the two crime fighters’ relationship is finally heating up!
If you are familiar with Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels you know her writing is sassy, funny and fast-paced with a decent mystery plot to keep you entertained. If you want a light mystery that will make you laugh, but won’t make you too squeamish, this is the book for you.