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Relax with a summer read at library

Sit back, relax and lose yourself in a Victorian book is the key message from Campaspe libraries this summer.

January 9, 2014 11:20am

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The Summer Read is on again at Campaspe libraries and with the warm weather already here, it is time to sit back, relax and lose yourself in a great Victorian book.

The State Library of Victoria and Public Libraries Network Victoria program celebrates the diversity of Victorian writing and encourages people to take time out with a good read.

The 10 Summer Read books are 2013 releases, written by a Victorian author, set in Victoria or about Victorians and all are free to borrow.

Readers also have the chance to win a personal library of up to 50 Victorian books by filling out an entry form at a Campaspe library.

The Summer Read runs until February 16.

Summer Read books:

The Battle For Lone Pine: Four Days of Hell at the Heart of Gallipoli, David W Cameron (Penguin, non-fiction).

A World of Other People, Steven Carroll (HarperCollins fiction).

Sisters of Spicefield, Fran Cusworth (Random House, fiction).

Love With a Chance of Drowning: A Memoir, Torre DeRoche (Penguin, memoir).

The Memory Trap, Andrea Goldsmith (HarperCollins, fiction).

Blood Witness, Alex Hammond (Penguin, crime fiction).

Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport, Anna Krien (Black Inc, non-fiction).

Is It Just Me? Confessions of an Over-sharer, Chrissie Swan (Black Inc, autobiography).

Father Bob: Larrikin Priest, Sue Williams (Penguin, biography).

The Swan Book, Alexis Wright (Giramondo, fiction)

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