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October Books

Spring into a Good Book!

When the sun is shining and there are blue skies in Ballarat, one of the best things to do is to take up a chair, sit in the garden, and rest your eyes on a good book! Here is a fresh new batch of books in the Lending Library ready for you to borrow. Scroll down to see what takes your fancy.

Happy reading,

The Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute


Circling the Sun- Paula McLain If Only You Knew- Kristan Higgins In the Unlikely Event- Judy Blume Murder House

Mystery

Make Me by Lee Child

X by Sue Grafton

Black Eyed Susan by Julia Heaberlin

A Game for All the Family by Sophie Hannah

Tennison by Lynda La Plante

The Assassins by Gayle Lynds

Splinter the Silence by Val McDermid

Murder House by James Patterson/David Ellis

The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny

Literature

Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante

Australian

Wildlands by Nicole Alexander

The Secret Years by Barbara Hannah

The Perfumer’s Secret by Fiona McIntosh

Echoes From Afar by Tamara McKinley

Romance

The Dress by Kate Kerrigan

The Last Kiss Goodbye by Tasmina Perry

Undercover by Danielle Steel


Nelly Dean- Alison Case Swimming Home- Mary-Rose MacColl A Game for All the Family- Sophie Hannah

Novel

Sweet Caress by William Boyd

Rush Oh! by Judy Blume

Come Away With Me by Karma Brown

Nelly Dean by Alison Case

If Only You Knew by Kristan Higgins

The Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jeffries

The Patterson Girls by Rachael Johns

Songs of Love and War by Santa Montefiore

Swimming Home by Mary-Rose MacColl

The Revolving Door of Life by A McCall Smith

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Golden Lion by Wilbur Smith/Giles Kristian

The Bit In Between by Claire Verley

Scandinavian

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by Lagercrantz David/Steig Larsson

Non Fiction

Maggie Smith A Biography by Michael Coveney

Saving Safa by Waris Dirie

The Kamikaze Hunters by Will Iredale

The Shearers by Evan McHugh

Coolibah Creek by Kelsey Neilson

Walking the Nile by Levison Wood

Historical

The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati

The Last Embrace by Pam Jenoff


Black Eyed Susans Coolibah Creek- Kelsey Neilson Echoes from Afar- Tamra McKinley Make Me- Lee Child