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Far From True – Linwood Barclay
#1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay delivers the second spine-chilling thriller set in the troubled town of Promise Falls, following the electrifying cliffhanger ending of Broken Promise…
After the screen of a run-down drive-in movie theatre collapses and kills four people, the daughter of one of the victims asks private investigator Cal Weaver to look into a recent break-in at her father’s house. Cal discovers a hidden basement room where it’s clear that salacious activities have taken place—as well as evidence of missing DVDs. But his investigation soon becomes more complicated when he realises it may not be discs the thief was actually interested in
Goodreads rating 3.84/5
Kingdom of the wicked – Rules – Book One by Helen Dale
Goodreads rating 3.85/5
Girl Talk – One Hundred Years of Australian Girls Childhood by Gwenda Beed Davey
How has life changed for girls in Australia, between 1910 and 2010?
In this book, ten Australian-born women talk about their childhood. Two world wars, the Great Depression, terrible epidemics like diphtheria and polio. Death was often not far away. But they never stopped dancing, or exploring, or playing.
Gwenda Beed Davey has drawn on her years of experience in child development and oral history to show what it was like to be a girl, in 1910, 1930, 1960, or 2010.
Herbs have a transformative power – they can lift a dish from ordinary to sublime. Written by a true herb aficionado, this beautiful book is an ode to enjoying herbs all year round. In each seasonal chapter, Judith Hann skillfully weaves together guidance growing – whether you have a full herb garden or simple pots on the windowsill – with delicious, imaginative recipes – 120 recipes in all.
Goodreads rating 4.25/5
The Expanse Tv Series (MA15) (2016)
Cast: Steven Strait, Thomas Jane
Director: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
The Expanse is a thriller set two hundred years in the future, after mankind has colonized the solar system. A hardened detective (Thomas Jane, I) and a rogue ship’s captain (Steven Strait, Magic City) come together for what starts as the case of a missing young woman and evolves into a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
IMDB Rating 8.3/10
Paris Can Wait (PG) (2016)
Cast: Diane Lane, Arnaud Viard, Alec Baldwin
Director: Eleanor Coppola
Follow Diane Lane’s journey of discovery involving fine food and wine, romance, humor and picturesque sights across France. The wife of a successful movie producer takes a car trip from the south of France to Paris with one of her husband’s associates.
IMDB Rating 5.8/10
Free Movie streaming is available through the Shire of Dardanup Libraries
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Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio
Rob and Steve are back. Six meals in six different places on a road trip through Spain from the North Atlantic to the Mediterranean coast- visiting Cantabria, the Basque region, Aragon, Rioja, Castile La Mancha and ending in Andalucia.
IMDB Rating 6.7/10
Jasper Jones (2017)
Director: Rachel Perkins
Stars: Hugo Weaving, Toni Collette, Levi Miller
Jasper Jones is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town’s mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie’s life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1969, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.
IMDB Rating 6.7/10