2018 was a very busy year for the City of Parramatta Libraries with over 1 million loans across all our branches! We have selected the top 10 loans for adult non fiction, adult fiction, young adult fiction and junior fiction from our libraries. Have you read them all yet?
The winners of the 10th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards, as decided by readers, have been announced! To celebrate their 10th year Goodreads created a new award – Best of the Best. Readers chose The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas as the best book of their 10 years worth of winners (from 200 books!). Did your favourite book win this year? To reserve any of the winners just click on the title below – happy reading.
Check out the Top 10 Reads for November 2018, as chosen by library staff around Australia. A little something for everyone including the sequel Wundersmith (Librarians’ Choice Favorite of the month), to the best selling children’s book Nevermoor: the trials of Morrigan Crow. To reserve a copy, just click on the title that catches your attention.
The latest top 10 reads for September 2018 are here, as selected by Library Staff around Australia. Find something for everyone with some old favorite authors and some new ones. Why not reserve your copy now.
To lose one husband maybe regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like murder.
In New South Wales in 1888, Louisa Collins was sentenced to hang after being tried multiple times for the alleged murders of her two husbands. The testimony of her young daughter helped to decide her fate.
This clever andcompelling novel recreates Louisa’s time in her Darlinghurst prison cell as shereflects on her life and on the grief and loss that delivered her to thisplace. Despite difficult marriages, financial hardship and the deaths ofseveral children, she remains resilient and determined to have her ownidentity.
But as she faces her final days,will Louisa confess to her crimes? Or is an innocent woman about to be hanged?