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  1. Jasper Fforde: Thursday Next

    Jasper Fforde: Thursday Next added 15th July 2014

    Fforde's books are noted for their profusion of literary allusions and wordplay, tightly scripted plots, and playfulness with the conventions of traditional genres. His works usually contain elements of parody and fantasy, and none of his books has a chapter 13.

  2. Recommended Children's Picture Books

    Recommended Children's Picture Books added 15th July 2014

    Settling the kids down for bedtime is easy when you have one of these books to read to them. A list of the most popular children's picture books, as recommended by Southwark library users and staff.

  3. Recommended albums from 2014 (part 1)

    Recommended albums from 2014 (part 1) added 25th June 2014

    Here are 11 great albums released in the first half of 2014 that you might like to investigate further (it was going to be 10 albums but we were gripped by indecision...). List compiled by Southwark Libraries.

  4. A brief history of time travel

    A brief history of time travel added 19th June 2014

    This booklist from Southwark libraries features some of the greatest time travel novels ever written. At the end of the list there is a selection of non fiction titles to help you build your own time machine...

  5. We love these books! 2012

    We love these books! 2012 added 19th June 2014

    Some wonderful fiction recommended by Southwark library staff. This is the 2012 booklist featuring titles recommended by: Alice; Bex; Brian; Chrissy; Christine; Collin; Dave; Emma; Irene; Jenni; Jeremy; Lucy; Luke E; Luke G; Mark; Mike; Nell; Paul; Rahela; Sheila; Simon; Sofia; Stephen; Ruth; Teresa; Wendy; Zubeyr.

  6. Demons, Beasts and Beautiful Creatures - Teen Booklist

    Demons, Beasts and Beautiful Creatures - Teen Booklist added 14th June 2014

    Southwark Libraries challenge 12 to 17s to read four books during the summer and get the chance to win an Android mini tablet. It's all part of 'The Mythical Maze', hence the titles in our booklist. Register for the challenge, read from our list or choose any other 4 books from the library and have your chance to win the prize. Running at all Southwark Libraries from 12 July to Sunday 7 September 2014.

  7. Powers

    Powers added 20th May 2014

    Marvel Comics

  8. A list from @tomszekeres

    A list from @tomszekeres added 15th May 2014

  9. We love these books! 2013

    We love these books! 2013 added 10th April 2014

    Some wonderful fiction recommended by Southwark library staff. This is the 2013 list featuring titles recommended by: Anita; Bex; Brian; Dave; Deniz; Ione; Joe; John; Karen; Kate; Mark; Mike; Rachel; Sheila; Teresa; Zubeyr.

  10. Warning! May cause laughter

    Warning! May cause laughter added 27th March 2014

    A booklist from Southwark Libraries featuring some of the funniest novels ever written...

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