Library loans :: The Stella Prize Longlist

When the longlist for the Stella Prize – a major literary award for women’s writing in Australia – was announced I immediately logged onto my library account to start requesting some of the titles. I did pretty well – about 10 days later and my loans for 4 of the fiction titles are in already! […]

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Sunday stack :: January library loans

Every so often I get a bit click-happy on the library website and request a bunch of books. Of course, they all come in at once!  These are the books I have out at the moment, some I’ve picked up because I’ve seen them recommended, and a couple are for the Read Harder Challenge.  And […]

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More library books

  We all know library holds have a habit of coming in packs, and since my July library loan post I’ve added three more to the stack!   What these three have in common, aside from being from the library, is that they all have such beautiful covers – some of my favourite’s on books […]

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July Library Loans

  My library loan stack is pretty tiny this month – I’ve been reading loads of books for review, and the library books have been bumped. I’ve even returned a couple unread, which I hate! Anyhow, just the three books this month: The Virgin Cure, The New Boy, and The Bear and the Nightingale. I’d love to know […]

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Sunday book stack

Just a quick post today to say ‘hi’ and share my current library loan stack. These are the books I have out on loan right now and there are some good ones in there!   So, the two most exciting and long awaited are Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (of The Girl on the Train fame) […]

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May library books

What is it with library holds all coming in at the same time? Some of these I’ve had on hold since last December, maybe even earlier! And then, just when I was feeling smug for having only one book out, a couple came in at once (and I picked up a few extras too!)   […]

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