Librarians Choice - October 2022
Yellowjackets Season 1 DVD
This equal parts survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama tells the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to savage clans, while also tracking the lives theyve attempted to piece back together nearly 25 years later.
The Carnival is over
by Greg Woodland
1971—Hal is seventeen, with dreams of escaping from Moorabool to a life in the city. But right now he’s on a good behaviour bond and stuck in a job he hates, paying off the car he ‘borrowed’ and crashed. Hal’s packing-room job makes him a target for workplace bullies and the friendship of the older, more worldly Christine is all that makes each day bearable. So when she doesn’t turn up for work, he’s on the alert.
The only child
by Kayte Nunn
1949. It is the coldest winter Orcades Island has ever known, when a pregnant sixteen-year-old arrives at Fairmile, a home for 'fallen women' run by the Catholic Church. She and her baby will disappear before the snow melts. 2013 Frankie Gray has come to the island for the summer, hoping for one last shot at reconnecting with her teenage daughter, Izzy, before starting a job as a deputy sheriff. They are staying with her mother, Diana, at The Fairmile Inn, soon to be a boutique hotel, but when an elderly nun is found dead in suspicious circumstances, and then a tiny skeleton is discovered in the grounds of the house, Frankie is desperate for answers.
August in Kabul
by Andrew Quilty
As night fell on 15 August 2021, the Taliban entered Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. After a 20-year conflict with the United States, its Western allies and a proxy Afghan government, the Islamic militant group once aligned with al Qaeda was about to bury yet another foreign foe in the graveyard of empires. And for America, the superpower, this was yet another foreign disaster. As cities and towns fell to the Taliban in rapid succession, Western troops and embassy staff scrambled to flee a country of which they had lost control.
Smart Veggie Patch
by Terry Memory
Terry Memory built his veggie patch for his family of eight after surviving the Black Saturday bushfires. Determined to become more self-reliant in this era of unpredictable weather events and worsening health caused by highly processed food, he designed a system that combines ancient agrarian traditions with the latest in science and technology to deliver massively increased yields while radically reducing workload.
A New Gemini
by Anh Do
When Ethan's link to Gemini breaks down after a mid-air battle, he decides to fix the android. But all the equipment he needs is with the enemy! Can Ethan, Doctor Penny and Gemini work together to outsmart the dangerous Agent Ferris and infiltrate enemy headquarters?
The National Geographic Kids infopedia is new and updated for 2023, bringing you incredible photos, amazing animals, extreme adventures, fascinating facts and tons of fun! Includes incredible animal stories, weird-but true facts, amazing inventions, fun games, quizzes, jokes and activities, and things to do, places to see and ways to change the world!
Pig the Rebel
by Aaron Blabey
Pig's bad behaviour has finally caught up with him - it's time for Obedience School! Can this terrible Pug ever be tamed? Not if he can help it ...
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