Library Visit 2021 – Barmera Public Library

Barmera is a small town in South Australia in the Riverland region. It has a famous freshwater lake called Lake Bonney and you could have surfed on it when the town had a dust storm one afternoon. We were going to do a bike ride but thought it would be safer to stay in our…

Book Review – The World Between Blinks

Ok, I don’t normally read junior fiction but I’m doing some research on multiverse and how it’s applied in fiction and in particular to younger readers. I searched by my library’s catalogue under the subject – multiverse and this came up as one of the titles. It sounded interesting so I borrowed it. This is…

Book Review – Nice Racism & White Fragility

I discovered these books via a radio show called Big Ideas from ABC Radio National. The author, Robin DiAngelo was being interviewed and I found what she had to say about racism fascinating! Luckily, my library has her books so I immediately reserved them and I didn’t have to wait that long either! Here are…

Book Review – Love People Use Things

I came across this book when I was visiting Mount Gambier Public Library. Even though I could have borrowed it while we were in South Australia, I decided to reserve the item from my local library. Popular book that it is, it took a while before I could borrow it. Alright, this is another one…

Book Review – Foundation

Ok, so I started reading this book by Isaac Asimov at the same I started watching the TV series of the same name. To tell you the truth, I enjoyed the TV series more than this book. The book feels a little old-fashion even though the storyline is meant to be thousands of years into…