Monthly Archives: May 2016

Librarian Recommended Reads – Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile

Natalie Baszile is a new author. In this novel she is telling the story of a young African American woman living in California, who inherits a sugar cane plantation in South Louisiana. Charley arrives in the place her family came … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads – Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

Fire Touched is #9 in the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. The Fae are still in hiding but the Grey Lords escalate their quiet war against the Humans and Werewolves collectively, when they send a troll out to attack … Continue reading

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Save me Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer

Nico Caven has never really gotten over the disappearance of her mother when Nico was four. A police investigation turned up nothing, and despite all the mandatory counselling sessions, Nico still longs for resolution and to know more about who … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads – Twister by Jane Woodham

There is a flu epidemic in Dunedin. Then after five days of rain a twister roars through and uncovers the body of a missing teenage girl. DSS Judd is the only person available to take the case. It is all … Continue reading

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Reader’s Advisory – Latin America

Learn more about the history, language and culture of this part of the world.  Check the reading lists on the library catalogue (printed copies available in the library): Latin American fiction and Latin American resources Or, access one of the databases … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads – Maestra by L.S. Hilton

Judith Rashleigh is struggling to make it as an art dealer. She takes a more lucrative job at a hostess bar, and takes an ill-fated trip to the South of France with a client. When things go wrong Judith is … Continue reading

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