Monthly Archives: October 2019

Halloween Horror!

In the mood for a good scare? Safety is just a matter of putting your book down when you choose to get your thrills and chills from reading. Halloween is a great excuse to dip into a bit of horror, … Continue reading

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Booker Prize 2019 – Two for the Price of One!

The 2019 Booker Prize has been announced, and, despite it being against the rules, there are two winners this year. In what is being describes as a shock announcement, Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo are sharing the prize this year … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – October

Best Read: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists. Manhattan, Paris, 1942: When Jessica May’s successful modelling career is abruptly cut short, … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – October 2019

The October issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! This Month The Accidental Tour Guide by Mary Moody The Year of Magical Thinking meets Salvation Creek in a powerful memoir of love, loss … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – October

I am currently reading The secret chord by Geraldine Brooks, nearly at the end. I have enjoyed some of this author’s other books and thought them good, and The secret chord is just as satisfying. She has King David portrayed … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – August

    Sula by Toni Morrison.  How has it taken me so long to discover this major American writer? The story follows the paths of Sula and Nel, friends from childhood, growing up in The Bottom (paradoxically not low country … Continue reading

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