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    Does your library have Australia's Top 50 Biographies? Login to JBO, navigate to New Releases and click 'Special Promotion' at the bottom of the menu to see the full Top 50 Biographies list as compiled by Nielsen BookData.

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    Evie Wyld has won the 2014 Miles Franklin Award for her moving novel All the Birds, Singing. Who or what is watching Jake Whyte from the woods? Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It’s just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep – every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything. There are foxes in the woods, a strange...

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    The movie adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars, the bestselling young adult book by John Green, has shot to number one spot in Australia and the US with an incredible opening weekend at the box office. Grossing $3.7 million in Australia and $49.2 million in the US the film once again proved the success of adapting young adult novels to film. Made with a budget of only $12 million the film has already proven a huge international success. The Fault In Our Stars is a witty, touching story about two teenagers who meet and fall in love at...

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    Congratulations to all the winners in ALIA's Australia's Favourite Library competition. Sandringham Library, part of Bayside Library Service in Victoria, was named Australia's Favourite Library in the competition and received an incredible 30,000 votes of support from their loyal patrons. Hume Library Service also garnered amazing support with more than 30,000 votes from patrons and was named Australia's favourite library service. The competition encouraged patrons to vote by phone, email, text or online for their favourite library. More than 220,000 votes were recorded recognising the importance libraries play to their local communities throughout Australia. Everyone at James Bennett extends their congratulations to all the librarians...

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    The Miles Franklin shortlist has been announced and features six exceptional Australian writers. Click on the titles below to purchase now. Richard Flanagan - The Narrow Road to the Deep North Fiona McFarlane - The Night Guest Cory Taylor - My Beautiful Enemy Tim Winton - Eyrie Alexis Wright - The Swan Book Evie Wyld - All the Birds, Singing

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    Earlier this year Burwood Council unveiled the new Burwood Library and Community Hub. Some of the features include a colourful children’s area, study rooms, over 30 PCs and a dedicated computer training room, meeting rooms and a spacious public auditorium. The exciting new $7 million community facility is located at the site of the old Council Chambers, on the corner of Railway Parade and Conder Street, Burwood.

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Celebrating 40 years with James Bennett 18 Oct 2013

‘So you must be the new one,’ said Old Bill.

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Book and Online Format 18 Sep 2013

We were speaking with our good friends at Cengage discussing their publishing program when James Bennett staff asked...

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We found this wonderful "Dear Bookseller" letter from Claire Craig, Publisher at Pan Macmillan Australia, regarding their new...

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