Category Archives: Books and reading

Carolyn’s Books of the Month – December

Best Read: The Girl in Kellers Way by Megan Goldin When a body is found buried near the desolate forest road of Kellers Way, Detective Melanie Carter must identify the victim if she is to have any chance of finding … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – November

Wake in fright by Kenneth Cook  – It was for my book group.  I found it predictable, a ‘coming of age’ story, but I have to say the writing is good.  I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. I’ve also listened to a … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – November

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow  (junior fiction) by Jessica Townsend Return to the magical world of Nevermoor, where Morrigan Crow’s adventures continue. The most anticipated sequel of the year – a treat for all fans of magic. Morrigan may … Continue reading

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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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