Author Archives: Librarians with Altitude

Librarians’ Choice – July

1. A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski For over ten years, Ros, Adele, Judy and Simone have been in an online book club, but they have never met face to face. Until now… Determined to enjoy her imminent retirement, … Continue reading

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Golden Man Booker Prize Winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje has won the Golden Man Booker Prize. This special one-off prize was chosen by the public to celebrate 50 years of the Booker prize. All previous winners were considered by a panel of five specially appointed … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – July

Best Read: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Caroline Ferriday, a socialite in New York, has her hands full with her post at the French consulate, but on the eve of a fateful war, her world is changed forever when Hitler’s … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – July 2018

The July issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! In this month’s edition: The Nowhere Child – Split between present-day Melbourne and Kentucky in the early 90s, Christian White‘s debut thriller follows photographer Kimberly Leamy … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – July

The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton – A new novel by Tim Winton is always an event. And what do we have here, this time? Two characters only, centre-stage: one, Jaxie Clackton, a damaged, hopped-up teenager running from his ruin of … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – June

Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong –  I do love gritty British novels with dry humour and as this one is set in 1994 around the Balkans war, I thought I would find it relatable as … Continue reading

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eBook of the month – June

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