Category Archives: Books and reading

Good Reading Magazine – June 2019

The June issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! New Fiction The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith For nearly half a century, Claude Ballard has been living at the Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel. A … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – June

Best Read: The Things we Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – May

Autumn is lingering, but it might be time to head to the library and get your winter reading sorted. Here are some suggestions of what to look out for (and what to avoid) from your library staff. Everybody died, so … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – May 2019

The May issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library!   Meet New York Times cartoonist Gavin Aung Than and his team of shape-shifting, insect-slinging sidekicks. Amra Pajalic chronicles a childhood with a bipolar mother in her memoir … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May

Best Read: The Survivors by Kate Furnivall Germany, 1945. Klara Janowska and her daughter, Alicja, have walked for weeks to get to Graufeld Displaced Persons camp. In the cramped, dirty, dangerous conditions they, along with 3,200 others, are the lucky … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – April 2019

The April issue of Good Reading is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! In this issue: Bestselling author Nina George, on seeing numbers as colours, and her new novel The Book of Dreams. Elizabeth Stead, niece of … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – April

  1.The Place on Dalhousie by Melina Marchetta Rosie has walked away from Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two years later, Rosie returns to the … Continue reading

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