Tag Archives: Book Review

What Library Staff are Reading – March

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent – This won’t be for everyone. The writing is excellent, the characters well-developed, and the plot piercing. However, there are certainly aspects of this novel that are disturbing. The father in the novel is eminently despicable … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks

I have contributed to this blog as a librarian working at Katoomba Library for – well, a long time! Retired now, I can’t pass up the opportunity to keep talking about books. So, under the masthead of these elegant clapping … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – December/January

 Find some holiday inspiration in what Library staff have been reading recently. Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe – Pascoe details many ways in which agricultural methods, such as land management and domestication of plants, were employed by indigenous Australians long … Continue reading

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The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg, translated by Steven T Murray The first book in the Patrik Hedstrom series Plot Summary : The writer Erica Falck has returned to her home town on the death of her parents, but discovers the community in … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – October

Too scared to leave the house? Find some inspiration in what Library staff have been reading recently! All Together Now by Gill Hornby. Take a bunch of people living in a commuter suburb of London, a suburb whose heart is … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – June 2017

Carolyn reads a variety of genres so you’re bound to find something that resonates. Best Read :  The Obsession by Nora Roberts Crime :  My Sister’s Secret by Tracy Buchanan Australian Author : Fearless by Fiona Higgins General Fiction :  Homegoing … Continue reading

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The pearl that broke its shell by Nadia Hashimi

The pearl that broke its shell by Nadia Hashimi Found on the Adult Fiction shelves at HASHIMI Plot Summary : A luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan Kabul, 2007: The Taliban rules the streets. … Continue reading

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