Ekka Library Lovers’ List: August 9th 2016

As we approach the break it is time to stock up on a few books for those quiet times in between visiting the Ekka. So here are our latest Staff Picks and Library Lovers’ List.


Our Junior Fiction Staff Pick is The Gift by the award winning Australian author, Alison Croggon. This is a classic epic fantasy novel taking us to strange new places with vivid characters by our side. We follow Mearad as she embarks on a magical education with the bard Cadvan. Along the way she will discover a gift that will decide her destiny. This series has been well received by critics.


Our second recommendation is United as one: the Lorien legacies by Pittacus Lore. This is a very popular series but has Pittacus Lore maintained this success all the way up to this final novel in the series? Well the signs are good. John Smith is still battling alien invaders to help save the future of the earth. He has the support of his friends and the US military but most of all he is about to discover a new legacy within himself that could make all the difference. If you’ve loved this series and read all the books then no doubt you have been waiting for this. If not then we recommend reading I am Number Four where it all began.

  Title Author Genre Call No.
Monster high (bk 1) Harrison Lisi Fantasy F HAR
Fool me once Coben, Harlan Thriller F COB
The secret recipe for second chances Barrett, J.D Relationships F BAR
United as one : The Lorien Legacies (bk 7) Lore, Pittacus Science Fiction F LOR
The gift : Pellinor (bk1) Croggon, Alison Fantasy F CRO
Apprentice’s Quest : Warriors a vision of shadows Erin Hunter Fantasy F HUN
Circle Baker, Jeannie Picture Book F BAK