Category Archives: Books

Read complete digital magazines anytime, anywhere, on PCs, Macs and Mobile devices with zinio for libraries

Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries is the world’s largest online magazine newsstand for libraries. This user-friendly site offers South Australian public library customers with access to over 400 full colour digital magazine titles, many of which are Australian. Download popular titles as soon as they are released. New issues are often released as soon as the print edition hits newsstands.

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SEED by Lisa Heathfield

Seed loves you. Seed will never let you go. Fifteen-year-old Pearl has lived her whole life protected within the small community at Seed, where they worship Nature and idolise their leader, Papa S. When some outsiders arrive, everything changes. Pearl experiences feelings that she never knew existed and begins to realise that there is darkness at the heart of Seed.

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A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3) by George R. R. Martin

Here is the third volume in George R.R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings. Together, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction. Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still

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A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4) by George R. R. Martin

With A Feast for Crows, Martin delivers the long-awaited fourth volume of the landmark series that has redefined imaginative fiction and stands as a modern masterpiece in the making. After centuries of bitter strife, the seven powers dividing the land have beaten one another into an uneasy truce. But it’s not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters

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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5 Part 1) by George R. R. Martin

In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance once again–beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has three times three thousand enemies,

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Killing Rachel by ANNE CASSIDY

Rose’s mother and Joshua’s father have disappeared. Police inquiries have gone nowhere and the case, it seems, is closed: Rose and Joshua have been told that the police believe their parents are dead. But Rose and Joshua still hold out hope that they are alive. Joshua is determined to follow up his own inquiries, which includes working out the meaning

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NEW BOOKS

Faith Library has recently added new war themed titles by acclaimed author Michael MORPURGO to the catalogue. Amongst many amazing books for children and young adults, Morpurgo is also the author of ‘War Horse’ – which was adapted  as a 2011 British film directed by Steven Spielberg. Here’s what Morpurgo has to say on the theme of WAR:  

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