3-2-1… Mountains

Librarians recommend 3 fiction titles, 2 non-fiction titles, and 1 movie to challenge and inspire in time for International Mountain Day 2019. Fiction The Rich Man's House by Andrew McGahan What if… early in our region's European history, a mountain was discovered in the Southern Ocean that dwarfs Everest in every way? What happens? This is an exploration of…
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3, 2, 1… Horror

Librarians recommend 3 novels, 2 non-fiction titles, and 1 movie all in the horror genre in time for Halloween. Fiction Brother by Ania Ahlborn The Setting: small town, rural America in the 80's. Who does what? A sadistic redneck family from the Appalachian region with an unfortunate hobby - murdering young runaways. Why you might like…
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Halloween: Scarily fun

Dig out your fake cobwebs, black lipstick, and broomsticks - it's that time of year again. While it's true that spooky, scary stuff is not everyone's cup of witch's brew I cannot count myself in that group. I love of bit of dressing up and harmless horror. If you're a Halloween fan too, then here's…
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Stephen King’s The Institute: Great events turn on small hinges…

The Master has done it again - Stephen King comes up with another winner with The Institute. The Institute The Institute takes me back. This book reminds me warmly of some of my favourite Stephen King stories, without repeating them. A remarkable achievement for someone who has been writing for a lifetime - my lifetime…
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Ngaio Marsh Awards 2019: WORD Christchurch

The Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel was founded in 2010, and is awarded for the best mystery, crime, or thriller novel written by a New Zealander (citizen or resident) published during the previous year. The award branched out to include two different categories a number of years later; the Ngaio Marsh Award for First Novel started in 2016, followed by the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Non Fiction in 2017. 
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