Looking for a good book? Staff favourites...week two.
Sutherland Shire Libraries Friday, December 23, 2016
Each week throughout December and January, discover a list of staff favourites (and readalikes) you might like to read.
|The girl on the train|
by Paula Hawkins
I let you go/ Clare McIntosh
Try not to breathe/ Holly Seddon
Watching Edie/ Camilla Way
by Jenny Éclair
The secret life of Luke Livingstone/ Charity Norman
The things we never said / Susan Elliot Wright.
The Shell seekers/ Rosamunde Pilcher
|The Shadow of the Wind /|
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
A boy named Daniel selects a novel from a library of rare books, enjoying it so much that he searches for the rest of the author's works, only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written.
Slade House/ David Mitchell
The Thirteenth Tale/ Diane Setterfield
Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore/ Robin Sloan
|The Stone Diaries|
/ Carol Shields
Barkskins/ Anne Proux
LaRose/ Louise Erdrich
Home/ Marilynne Robinson
Love in the time of cholera/ Gabriel García Márquez
Captain Corelli's Mandolin [sound recording] / Louis de Bernières ; read by Michael Maloney./
Jazz/ Toni Morrison
|The Beast's Garden/|
It's August 1939 in Germany, and Ava's world is in turmoil. To save her father, she must marry a young Nazi officer, Leo von Löwenstein, who works for Hitler's spy chief in Berlin. However, she hates and fears the brutal Nazi regime, and finds herself compelled to stand against it. Ava joins an underground resistance movement that seeks to help victims survive the horrors of the German war machine. But she must live a double life, hiding her true feelings from her husband, even as she falls in love with him. Gradually she comes to realise that Leo is part of a dangerous conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. As Berlin is bombed into ruins, the Gestapo ruthlessly hunt down all resistance and Ava finds herself living hand-to-mouth in the rubble of the shell-shocked city. Both her life and Leo's hang in the balance.
At the waters edge/ Sara Gruen
The Nightingale/ Kristin Hannah
All the light we cannot see/ Anthony Doerr
Looking for something new to read these holidays? Let the Library help! During December and January, fill in the reading profile form on the library website, tell us about the books you like and don't like and we'll suggest a personalised list of 3 books we think you'll love.