Librarians’ Choice – Top 10 September 2018

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.

The Killing of Louisa by Janet Lee – Librarians’ Choice Favourite

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?

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
The Girl On The Page by John Purcell
The Single Ladies Of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell
The Bus On Thursday by Shirley Barrett
The Helpline by Katherine Collette
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin & Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Queerstories by Maeve Marsden (ed)
Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson
The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton