Category Archives: Books and reading

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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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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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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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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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – June

Best Read: The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman There on her forearm, next to a small brown birthmark, were six tattooed numbers.’Do you remember me now ‘ he asked, trembling.She looked at him again, as if giving weight and bone … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – May

The Japanese lover by  Isabelle Allende – a book about a young Jewish girl who is evacuated to family in America just as World War II is breaking out and how she and the son of the gardener (Japanese) who … Continue reading

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