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What happened to Lizzie Lovett? It’s a mystery that readers can unravel for themselves by participating in the world’s largest global eBook reading club - all they need is a Napier Libraries membership card.

Chelsea Sedoti’s debut novel, The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett, has been selected as the feature title for next month’s Big Library Read, a free two week programme.

Sedoti’s book challenges readers to distinguish between reality and fiction. Told with a unique voice that is both hilarious and heart wrenching, her story about popular girl Lizzie Lovett’s disappearance is the one fascinating mystery her sleepy town has ever had.

Hawthorn Creely has her own theory about her classmate’s disappearance, and decides the best way to collect evidence is to immerse herself in Lizzie’s life.

The Big Library Read is an international reading programme that connects millions of readers around the world simultaneously with an eBook through their local library. Readers can join an online conversation about the book at

The programme will run between next Thursday, 12 October, and 26 October. During this time The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett can be read on all major computers and devices, including iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and Chromebook without worrying about wait lists or holds. The eBook will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees.

The Big Library Read is made possible through a partnership with Napier Libraries, OverDrive and Sourcebooks, publisher of The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett.

The Big Library Read is a wonderful way of introducing customers to new eBook titles, says Emma Shepheard-Walwyn, Collection Management Coordinator, Napier Libraries.

"Our customers love the Epukapuka platform, which is easy to use, and has a large number of eAudio and eBooks available. The beauty of the Big Library Read is that readers from all around the world can read and engage with each other," she says.

To read a copy of the chosen book for free, go to and log in with your Napier Libraries card.

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