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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.

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Bexley & Bromley Book of the Year 2016Book of the Year 2016



For the first time since we’ve been holding a BOOK OF THE YEAR award in Bexley & Bromley Libraries, after counting your votes, we’ve actually got two winners!

Both these novels received exactly the same number of votes, so in the absence of Head Judge Len - we couldn’t split them. But we think that, as usual, our library readers have made some great choices: here they are, your joint winners:-



















Anthony Doerr


All the light we cannot see

A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II

An award winning novel, soon to be a film.

Donna Leon

Waters of Eternal Youth

The Waters of Eternal Youth is a crime novel awash in the rhythms and concerns of contemporary Venetian life, from historical preservation, to housing, to new waves of African migrants, all circling the haunting story of a woman trapped in a perpetual childhood.

Thanks for all your nominations and votes ~ and enjoy the books!

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