National Year of Reading Monthly Themes – July – Discover

So, the July National Year of Reading theme was Discover – what  did you find out this month? Was it something about yourself or about another? Was it about another place? Another time? Another dimension? Did you discover a good read?

This is what people at all branches of Blue Mountains City Library have been reading and discovering this cold July:

  • Infidel by Ali Ayaan Hirsi – an amazing insight into Muslim life for women (try Nine Parts of Desire by Geraldine Brooks, dear Reader)
  • Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin
  • Role Models by John Waters
  • Life Class : selected memoirs of Diana Athill by Diana Athill
  • Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass – for adults! It’s clever and real!
  • The Street Sweeper by Eliot Perlman
  • The Censor’s Library by Nicole Moore
  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Holy Cow by Sarah Macdonald
  • Love and Hunger by Charlotte Wood
  • Salvation Creek by Susan Duncan
  • Dog Boy by Eva Hornung
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • The Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker
  • Missus by Ruth Park
  • 44 Scotland Street by Alexander Maccall Smith
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Curtains : adventures of an undertaker in training – Tom Jokinen

Well! You have all been busy.

Now for your next challenge : the August theme is Question.

Will you read something that makes you question your beliefs?

Who dunnit? Is that the question? Can you  find the answer to a question?

Let us know. Look out for the National Year of Reading monthly themes sheets at your local library and add your own discovery.

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