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01 Nov 2018

101 Do-It-Yourself Face Masks

Jennifer McCartney

Make your own Insta-face mask, whether or not you post a pic of yourself wearing one. Masks - especially one-use sheet masks - are the latest craze to sweep the beauty industry and a fun addition to any skin-care routine. But the costs add up and the ingredient lists are often riddled with parabens and preservatives. (Think of the environment, too, with all that packaging!) Here are 101 recipes that are easy to make and often use only a few ingredients. There's a remedy for any skin woe - from dull, dry skin to large pores. 

A Simple Favour (DVD)

Rated M15+ - Mature Themes And Coarse Language, Sex, Violence And Drug Use

A SIMPLE FAVOR, a stylish post-modern film noir directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie, a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's  sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily's husband Sean in this thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.

A Well Behaved Woman

Therese Anne Fowler

Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her time, asserting power within her marriage and becoming a leader in the women's suffrage movement.

An Italian Affair

Caroline Montague

Italy, 1937. Alessandra Durante is grieving the loss of her husband when she discovers she has inherited her ancestral family home, Villa Durante, deep in the Tuscan Hills. The terms of the will are that she must live in the Villa Durante for at least twelve months so, longing for a new start, she moves to Italy and sets about rebuilding her life. But the shadow of war hangs heavy over the Tuscan hills and life will never be the same again. 

Ant-Man and the Wasp (DVD)

Rated PG-  Coarse Language, Mild Science Fiction Violence

Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy.

Babies & Toddlers: The Sequel to Up the Duff

Kaz Cooke

Now you have a baby, what are you going to do with it?! Kaz Cooke, the author of the bestselling pregnancy book Up the Duff, has you covered from your very first day with a baby. With reassuring info, helpful suggestions, answers to your worries and quotes from Australian parents, Babies & Toddlers is backed by the professional advice of more than thirty medical and other experts. 

Be The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are

C.J. Frick

For dog owners and lovers everywhere, C. J. Frick's Be the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are is a humorous, fully illustrated book that shows us that even when we feel at our worst, our dogs still think we're the best - so start acting like it!

Becoming

Michelle Obama

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African-American to serve in that role-she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. 

Beneath A Frosty Moon

Rita Bradshaw

1940 and Britain is at war with Germany. For Cora Stubbs and her younger siblings this means being evacuated to the safety of the English countryside. But, little does Cora know that Hitler's bombs are nothing compared to the danger she will face in her new home, and she is forced to grow up fast. However, Cora is a fighter and she strives to carve a new life for herself and her siblings. Time passes, and in the midst of grief and loss she falls in love, but what other tragedies lie around the corner?

Black Pearls: the Aboriginal and Islander sports hall of fame

Colin Tatz & Paul Tatz

Evonne Goolagong, Cathy Freeman, Nova Peris, Lionel Rose, Artie Beetson, Polly Farmer are just a few of our Australian sporting heroes who, since the mid-1880s, have helped shape Australia's identity as a great sporting nation. They, along with 261 other individual sporting greats, are showcased here in this new edition of the Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame. Spanning 36 sports across a period of 166 years,Black Pearls is more than a sports book. It reveals a history of inclusion and exclusion, about Aboriginal determination in the face of enormous obstacles, and resilience in overcoming remoteness, discriminatory laws, incarceration on isolated reserves, and opponents in a variety of sports arenas.

Blackkklansman (DVD)

Rated MA15+ - Strong coarse language

Based on a true story.Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.

Blotto, Twinks and the Intimate Revue

Simon Brett

A quick trip to the capital goes horribly wrong when Blotto and Twinks get accidentally involved in London's criminal underworld . It starts innocently enough at the intimate review 'absolutely everyone is talking about', Light and Frothy, where its glamorous star, Frou Frou Gavotte, has rather taken the fancy of Blotto's school friend Giles 'Whiffler' Trumpington. But while Blotto and Whiffler wait for the star outside the theatre to take her to dinner, Whiffler is seized and manhandled into the back of a cab which then drives off into the night .Leaving Blotto with the problem of how to rescue his kidnapped schoolmate. 

Book Club (DVD)

Rated M15+ Coarse language and sexual references

Four friends' lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous "Fifty Shades of Grey." From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

Book of Blood (DVD)

Rated MA 15+ - Strong Horror Violence And Sex Scenes

Paranormal researcher Mary Florescu's investigations lead her to Simon McNeal, a college student who appears to be channelling messages from the dead. As their erotic relationship develops, the line between the worlds of the living and the dead becomes blurred and finally collapses in a stunning and astonishing climax.

Burger Night

Kate McMillan

An engaging, solution-oriented approach to cooking tempting meals for, and with, your family. The third in a collectible series of cookbooks focusing on simple, yet delicious dinners for any day of the week. Burgers are a favourite for family dinners, Sunday suppers, and backyard cookouts. This book covers it all, showing you how to make enticing homemade burger-based dinners that everyone will love.

Captain America: Civil War (DVD)

Rated M 15+ - Action violence

After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

Christopher Robin (DVD)

Rated G- Very mild themes

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Cold Case

Quintin Jardine

Former Chief Constable Bob Skinner may have left the police service, but he's never far from a case. When his old mentor on the force, Jimmy Proud, finds himself in a desperate situation, Skinner gets pulled into a murder investigation that's been closed for 30 years. The Body in the Quarry case was well-known around Edinburgh at the time: a popular priest found dead in a frozen quarry; a suspect with a clear motive charged; a guilty verdict. But with a journalist uncovering new evidence, the cold case has come back to haunt Proud - and only Skinner can help him.

Cookie Cure

Susan Stachler & Laura Stachler

When twenty-two-year-old Susan Stachler was diagnosed with cancer, her mother, Laura, was struck by déjà vu--the same illness that took her sister's life was now attacking her daughter. Heartbroken but steadfast, Laura pledged to help Susan through the worst of her treatments. When they discovered that Laura's homemade ginger cookies soothed the side effects of Susan's chemo, both mother and daughter were inspired to start a business.

Crafting a Meaningful Home

Meg Mateo Ilasco

Offers instructions for projects to personalize the home, including easy-to-follow directions for assembling a button garland, sewing a teepee from a vintage quilt top, and creating a family silhouetee for a festive banner.

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