Category Archives: Books and reading

Carolyn’s Books of the Month – November

Best Read: Don’t Believe It by Charlie Donlea The Girl of Sugar Beach is about to become the most watched documentary in television history. The ten-part true-crime serial centers on the burning question: did Grace Sebold really murder her boyfriend, or … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – October

Bridge Burning & Other Hobbies by Kitty Flanagan – I listened to the eAudiobook on Borrow Box; the Library also has several copies in print – there is a waiting list. Australian comedian Kitty Flanagan’s entertaining memoir includes stories from her Sydney childhood, … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – October 2018

The October issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! In this month’s edition: Beauty from Chaos: Swedish-Australian writer Kristina Olsson on Shell, her striking novel about 1960s Australia, conscription, and the construction of the … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – October

Best Read: A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner  A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away…. September 1911. On … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – October

1. Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak Bridge of Clay is about a boy who is caught in the current – of destroying everything he has, to become all he needs to be. He builds a bridge to save his … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – September

Best Read: The Woman in the Window by A.J.Finn It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening… Anna Fox lives alone – a recluse in her New York City home, drinking too much wine, watching old movies… and spying on her neighbors. … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – August

  The Court Reporter by Jamelle Wells (eAudio via BorrowBox) – compelling and entertaining. 4/5 stars Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray (eAudio via RBdigital) – More gritty Glaswegian crime with the wise and compassionate DCI Lorimer and psychologist … Continue reading

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