Book Talk

Here are some of the new additions to Shire of Dardanup Library Services for this month, plus check out our staff Christmas recommendations . . .

New selections

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Inspired by an actual newspaper photo that stunned readers across the nation, this touching novel explores the tale within the frame and behind the lens – a journey of ambition, love, and the far –reaching effects of our actions.

Adult Fiction
Goodreads.com 3.9/5 stars

 

 

Girls on the Line by Aimie K. Runyan; Narrated by Kathleen Gati

December 1917. As World War 1 rages in Europe, twenty-four year old Ruby Wagner, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family, prepares for her upcoming wedding to a society scion. But when her beloved older brother is killed in combat, Ruby follows her heart and answers the Army Signal Corps” call for women operators to help overseas.

Audio Adult Fiction
Goodreads.com 4.6/5 stars

 

A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman, Rafael Albuquerque, Rafael Scavone, Dave Stewart

This supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. Featuring a brilliant detective and his partner as they try to solve a horrific murder.

Graphic Novel
Goodreads.com 4.2/5 stars

 

 

Wind Rider by P.C. Cast

A long awaited third novel in the compelling ‘Tales of a New World” trilogy.

Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads.com 4.5/5 stars

 

 

 

WundeRSmith by Jessica Townsend

This is the second book of the acclaimed Nevermoor series. Set in the fantastical city of Nevermoor, once a place of magic and safety, now riddled with fear and suspicion. People are missing and no one can be trusted.

Junior Fiction
Goodreads.com 4.6/5 stars

 

 

Staff Recommendations

To celebrate the holiday season, staff have put together a list of their favourite Christmas movies to get them into the spirit. Check them out on the link below and don’t forget to share your favourites with us.

Go to staff Christmas favourites >>