Top 10 Librarians Choice – August 2018

Another wonderful selection of newly published books for August, as chosen by Library staff around Australia. A mixture of fantasy, fiction, true crime, a memoir an more. Why not finish off Winter by reading one this month?

Jane Doe And The Cradle Of All Worlds – Jeremy Lachlan
Librarians’ Choice Favourite

The spooky atmosphere of Stranger Things meets Northern Lights in this dark and magical fantasy adventure. Fifteen years ago, Jane Doe and her father arrived on the steps of the Manor, the entrance to a dangerous labyrinth connecting the island of Bluehaven to many other worlds. That was the same night the earthquakes started.

Jane and her silent, troubled father John have been feared and despised ever since. When the strongest quake yet strikes and John disappears back into the Manor, Jane embarks on a perilous adventure to find her father and save her world from destruction.

Scrublands –  Chris Hammer
The Biographer’s Lover – Ruby J. Murray
A Superior Spectre – Angela Meyer
The Botanist’s Daughter – Kayte Nunn
Trace – Rachel Brown
The Ones You Trust – Caroline Overington
I Had Such Friends – Meg Gatland-Veness
Dressing The Dearloves – Kelly Doust
Always Another Country: A Memoir Of Exile And Home – Sisonke Msimang

2018 Man Booker Prize longlist

The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world. The prize is awarded to what is, in the opinion of the judges, the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK and Ireland. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker Prize, which has recognised many of the defining novels of the last half century and continues to celebrate the finest fiction.

The Man Booker Prize 2018 Longlist has been announced and for the first time it includes a graphic novel (Sabrina by N. Drnaso).

Click on the titles below to reserve!

The Shortlist titles will be announced on the 20th September and the winner will be chosen on the 16th of October 2018.

Snap by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press)
Milkman by Anna Burns (Faber & Faber)
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso (Granta Books)
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Serpent’s Tail)
In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne (Tinder Press)
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson (Jonathan Cape)
The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh (Hamish Hamilton)
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje (Jonathan Cape)
The Overstory by Richard Powers (William Heinemann)
The Long Take by Robin Robertson (Picador)
Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber)
From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan (Doubleday Ireland)

PUZZLE 8 – Think Outside the Box – CLASSIC Themed

 

 

PUZZLE EIGHT

Wednesday 25 JULY 2018

Can you guess the CLASSIC themed MOVIE?

Solve the Rebus Puzzle by sounding out the pictures from left to right.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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You have until Friday 31 August to get your answers in.

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUZZLE 7 – Think Outside the Box – CLASSIC Themed

 

 

PUZZLE SEVEN

Wednesday 18 JULY 2018

Can you guess the CLASSIC themed BOOK & MOVIE?

Solve the Rebus Puzzle by sounding out the pictures from left to right.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE  to enter!

You have until Friday 31 August to get your answers in.

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX!