Category Archives: Books

What Library Staff are Reading – April 2018

The Dinner by Herman Koch – read for a for book group. I found it quite compelling, if a little upsetting.  I would recommend it. 4/5 Sanctuary by Judy Nunn.  When I heard Judy Nunn talk about this book at a … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books and reading | Tagged ,

What Library Staff are Reading October 2015

A rather large list this month! Enjoy! When Hitler stole pink rabbit by Judith Kerr (4/5) –  This was recommended by one of my colleagues and I really enjoyed it. An autobiographical tale of Judith Kerr’s escape from Nazi Germany. A … Continue reading

Posted in Book Lists, Book Review, Books, Books and reading, library, What Library Staff are Reading | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

What Library Staff are Reading September 2015

The Eye of the Sheep by Sophie Laguna. This novel won the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Central character Jimmy Flick is a little boy on the spectrum somewhere. His mother adores and protects him, his father is an alcoholic … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books, Books and reading, library, What Library Staff are Reading | Tagged , , , ,

One-book wonders

As you would have heard, Harper Lee, author of the classic To Kill a Mockingbird used to be a one-book wonder but no longer will be with the publication of Go Set a Watchman this year. The book is said to feature Scout from … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Books | Tagged ,

Readers and Writers Forum Podcast Interviews

The Readers and Writers Forum at Katoomba is fast approaching – have you got your ticket yet? We had the opportunity to speak to some of the forum speakers, you can check out the podcasts below: Jenny Mosher – Editor, Author and … Continue reading

Posted in Author Talks, Authors, Biography, Blue Mountains Authors, Book Publishing, Books, Books and reading, Katoomba Library, Podcasts | Tagged , , , ,

Podcast with author Susan Boyer

Our latest podcast episode features Susan E. Boyer, author of more than twenty books in the educational field. ‘People in Australia’s Past – their stories, their achievements’ was her first book on Australian history and reflects her interest and passion … Continue reading

Posted in Aboriginal Australians, Australia, Australian, Australian History, Author Talks, Authors, Blaxland Library, Blue Mountains Authors, Books, Books and reading, Podcasts | Tagged , , , , , ,

Podcast with Domini Stuart

Before her author talk at Blaxland Library last week, local journalist, author and speaker Domini Stuart joined us as a guest on our latest podcast episode. Domini spoke to us about her recent book Poor Me! How I stuffed by getting into debt … Continue reading

Posted in Author Talks, Authors, Biography, Blaxland Library, Blue Mountains Authors, Books, Books and reading, Love2Read, Non-fiction, Podcasts | Tagged , , , , , , , ,