Author Archives: Librarians with Altitude

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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Librarians’ Choice – June

1. The Nowhere Child by Christian White Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home twenty-eight years earlier. He believes Kim is that girl. As the mystery of Sammy’s disappearance … Continue reading

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New Magazines at the Library

Blue Mountains Library has added two new magazines titles to the collection, and they couldn’t be more different! Blackheath Library now has a subscription to Quadrant, an Australian literary and cultural magazine which publishes articles, opinion pieces, fiction and poetry. … Continue reading

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