Book Talk

Here are some new additions to Shire of Dardanup Library Services, plus more from our broad selection of titles you may enjoy. 

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In Fiction

The Naturalist’s Daughter by Tea Cooper

What do Rose Winton in 1808 and Tamsin Alleyn in 1908 have in common? Two women a century apart, what will be discovered with irrevocable consequences?

Goodreads 4.64/5 stars





Faking Friends by Jane Fallon

Amy’s best friend stole her fiancé! It’s a witty tale of revenge. ‘Barbed, twisty and full of deliciously dry wit, this is smart stuff to race through’ Sunday Mirror.

Goodreads 4.26/5 stars






In Non-Fiction

Black & Decker Custom Grills & Smokers: Build your own backyard cooking and tailgating equipment
By: Editors of Cool Springs Press

This book’s everything you need to know about building your own BBQ, Grill and Smoker, out of inexpensive objects and materials. You will earn bragging rights at your next BBQ building something from this book.

Goodreads 4/5 stars



Travel Secrets for Seniors
By: Ely Lazar, Nancy Adele Thomas

This book will highlight what you need to know about travel as a senior:

• Make your travel dreams come true
• Understand technology to enhance your trip
• How to protect yourself physically, mentally and financially
• Keep travelling

Goodreads 5/5 stars


In DVD’s

DVD – Descendants 2 (G) (2017)
Starring: Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson
Director: Kenny Ortega

Mal returns to the Isle of the Lost to find her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, teaming up with Harry, the son of Captain Hook, and Gil, the son of Gaston.

IMDB 6.7 stars





DVD – Girls Trip (R) (2017)
Starring: Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, Sisterhoods are rekindled and wild sides are rediscovered through dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing.

IMBD 6.3 stars





In Junior Fiction

Coco (Cinestory Comic) – Disney/Pixar Books

Migel finds himself on an adventure of a lifetime on the eve of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the dead in Mexico) Celebrations. A story told in bright, bold images from the movie.

Goodreads 4.4/5 stars






Free Movie streaming is available through the Shire of Dardanup Libraries

Kanopy is a video streaming platform for public libraries delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through an app. The service enables you to browse and view over 30,000 + films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films, Madman Entertainment.

Trashed with Jeremy Irons (PG) 2012
Director: Candida Brady
Starring: Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope.

IMDB 7.6/10 stars

Director: Richard Lowenstein
Starring: Michael Hutchence,  Nique Needles,  Saskia Post

This film centres on a group of young music fans sharing a house in the inner Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Sam (Michael Hutchence) and Tim (Nique Needles) are the key members of a band called Dogs in Space, and share a house with a variety of social misfits, including Sam’s girlfriend Anna (Saskia Post), a university student called Luchio (Tony Helou) and a transient and apparently nameless teenager known only as The Girl (Deanna Bond).

IMDB 6.6/10 stars