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Gaudy night
Author: Sayers, Dorothy L., 1893-1957
0008271003
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Mum face, the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t
Author: Timothy, Grace
071818484X
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Soldier spy
Author: Marcus, Tom
1847396755
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The farm
Author: Smith, Tom Rob
1473658829
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Girl on the line, life - and death - in the Metropolitan Police
Author: Vinten, Alice
1408865068
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Thirst
Author: Warner, Benjamin
0099515059
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The silver pigs
Author: Davis, Lindsey
1783963468
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Travellers in the Third Reich, the rise of fascism seen through the eyes of everyday people
Author: Boyd, Julia, 1948-
1784742279
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Rosie, scenes from a vanished life
Author: Tremain, Rose
0751573051
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Three little lies
Author: Marshall, Laura

Reading Well for Mental Health

A new collection of books to help people with mental health needs is now available from Bexley Libraries. The 37 books in the collection were selected by health experts and people with mental health needs and cover issues such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, eating disorders, OCD, stress and phobias.

See the list

The collection is part of the very successful Books on Prescription scheme delivered by The Reading Agency in partnership with the Society of Chief Librarians.

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Reading Well Books on Prescription for long term conditions

 
A new collection of books to help people living with long term conditions is now available from libraries. The 28 books in the collection were selected by health experts and those living with long term conditions and covers conditions such as diabetes, stroke, arthritis, heart disease and symptoms such as fatigue, pain and sleep problems.
 
 
The collection is part of the very successful Books on Prescription scheme delivered by The Reading Agency in partnership with the Society of Chief Librarians. 
 
 
                              

Bexley Book Buzz

Bexley Book Buzz is the new online book group from Bexley Libraries. Hosted on the Goodreads website, it's THE place to swap tips about great reads and new authors to try and to catch up on the latest book news. Why not sign up and join in?

At the moment we are chatting about the book we are currently reading and the winners of the Bexley and Bromley Book of the Year.

Bexley Book Buzz

Its quick and easy - just sign up and then verify your email address and you can get started.

Click here to sign up

 

Community Language Collections Community Language Collections

 

A selection of adult fiction in Polish, Tamil, Turkish, French and Spanish is now available for loan at

  • Central Library
  • Crayford Library
  • Erith Library
  • Sidcup Library
  • Thamesmead Library
  • Welling Library

The Central Library also has a collection of adult fiction in Punjabi.

 

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The Great War 1914 - 1918

Many novels have been written about the First World War, from Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks to The Girl You Left Behind by JoJo Moyes, with many more in between. 

We've put together a leaflet called "The Great War 1914 - 1918" featuring all our favourites - by turns poignant, moving and uplifting, why not give one a try?

The Great War fiction booklist 

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Reading Choices from RNIB Library

Reading is important to all of us. If you're struggling to read because of your sight, the RNIB Library can help, whatever your tastes and reading preferences.

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Talking Books from RNIB are free, giving access to over 23,000 titles.

Find out more here


Reading Well Books on Prescription

Reading Well Books on Prescription provides self-help reading for adults for a range of common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, phobias and some eating disorders.

Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. It is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries. The books provide useful information to help you understand your condition as well as step-by-step strategies and techniques to make positive changes. All have been tried and tested and found to be useful by health professionals.

There is evidence from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) that self-help reading can help people with common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

See the link below for a list of recommended books:

Reading Well Books on Prescription Reading List

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Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia

In January 2015 The Reading Agency launched Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia.. This collection recommends books that you might find helpful if you have dementia, are caring for someone with dementia or would like to find out more about the condition.

The books provide information and advice, support for living well, advice for relatives and carers and personal stories. They are endorsed by health professionals and many of the titles can be found in your local Bexley library.

See the link below for a list of recommended books:

Reading Well Books on Prescription Dementia reading list.

 


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