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Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

This is the third in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K.Rowling) and definitely the best in the series. This book gives us a lot more of Robin (Private Detective Strike's assistant) and her back story and we learn more about Strike's background as well. If you have read the previous two in the series like…See More
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The Rose Hotel

This memoir of an Iranian family and the trauma caused to their lives by the Iranian Revolution was a compelling read. It was sad and uplifting at the same time. We follow the family being uprooted from their country and being separated from each other and finally coming together and recovering from the damage this momentous…See More
Nov 5
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Clade by James Bradley

Don't be put off by the fact that this book is classified as a literary SciFi it is much more than that. Set in a dystopian world at the end of the 21st Century when the planet is in a period of great change as a reult of the inaction by governments of the world to address global warming and climate change( in the earlier part of the…See More
Mar 30
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2015 Stella Prize Shortlist Announced

   From more than 150 entries, this year’s Stella Prize judges – critic and writer Kerryn Goldsworthy (chair); journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum; writer and lecturer Tony Birch; singer–songwriter Sarah Blasko; and acclaimed author Melissa…See More
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Lindach replied to Kim Allen Scott's discussion The Heart of Everything That Is / by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
"An important story that needs to be told. Thanks for the great review."
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2015 Stella Prize Shortlist Announced




From more than 150 entries, this year’s Stella Prize judges – critic and writer Kerryn Goldsworthy (chair); journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum; writer and…


Posted on March 12, 2015 at 14:49

Want to win an eBook reader?

We are looking for your story of how libraries or a particular library has changed your life. Why not share your story as part of Mosman Library's online competition celebrating Australian and Library Week 2013 there is a Sony eBook reader up for grabs!

Here's the link:…


Posted on May 14, 2013 at 12:25

Miles Franklin Shortlist- It's all women this year!

This is exciting news for Australian women writers. I am sure Miles Franklin herself would be very happy with this year's list.

An all-female shortlist has been named for the 2013 Miles Franklin Award, Australia's most prestigious literary prize.

First-time novelists Romy Ash, Annah Faulkner and Drusilla Modjeska, are among the five nominees competing for the $60,000 prize.

Author of Questions of Travel, Michelle de Kretser, and Carrie Tiffany, who wrote…


Posted on April 30, 2013 at 12:59

Winner of the first Stella Prize Announced

Congratulations to Carrie Tiffany winner of the Stella Prize, a new literary award for Australian female authors, for her book "Mateship with Birds"

The Stella Prize is a major new literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing. It is named after one of Australia’s iconic female authors, Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin, and celebrates women’s contribution to Australian literature. The Stella Prize rewards one writer with a significant…


Posted on April 17, 2013 at 17:28

2012 Aurealis Awards Finalists

If you are into Horror, Scfi,Speculative Fiction or Fantasy you might want to check out the finalists for this year's Aurealis Awards for Australian writers of Adult, Children's and Yong Adult books in these genres. The article is on the Australian Women's Writers Site:

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 10:02

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At 17:33 on March 31, 2009, AmandaS said…
Hey! I just started Kate Grenville's The Lieutenant. Although I really enjoyed her last novel, The Secret River, I'm finding this one a bit hard to get into. Maybe it's the stilted writing, its just not flowing! But the characters are quite vivid. So we'll see.
At 15:59 on May 4, 2009, Michelle Schultz said…
I will download an appropriate photo later
At 18:24 on May 4, 2009, Tania Burchell said…
thanks...may need some help working out how to use it!!!
At 9:47 on May 13, 2009, bmccheidi said…
Thank you for the welcome.

Favourite authors? Ian Rankin and Robert Wilson in crime, Ian McEwan, Andrew Greig . . . as usual my mind has gone blank when put on the spot. Really I read all sorts. Membership of two book groups keeps me busy reading what I wouldn't otherwise pick up myself, often with surprising results.
At 11:05 on May 26, 2009, Suzanne Craig said…
Hi Lindach, Mosman's a home away from home for us (my hubbie's from Sydney). I'm always look for new and interesting reads. At the moment I'm into Australianna/historical - Just finished 'For the Term of His Natural Life' and have now moved on to 'The Fatal Shore' (recommended by a friend in Sydney). Any others you'd recommend?
At 2:19 on May 27, 2009, Suzanne Craig said…
Thanks so much! I'm excited for my next reads!
At 17:34 on June 30, 2009, MLB said…
Not at all - quite like it when I get my act together to add my bit !
At 18:18 on July 7, 2009, julie austin said…
Thanks I will look out for them. I really like her characters although the last few books have been a bit over the top. I like the exploration of S and M but it has been taken to new levels with her. I am waiting for her new book to read to see if she has gone back to her better work. She has an amazing imagination.
At 22:10 on August 5, 2009, Bern said…
Are there any books about Irish vampires? ; )
At 15:24 on August 26, 2009, Jane B said…
Yes its Sabrina when she was a teenager!

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