Adults


Find below a list of resources we have compiled to help you find your next great read.

Podcast

What’s Next? is the Riverina Regional Library’s podcast for book lovers.  Amy Heap will be your personal librarian, helping you to find your next great read.

Book Lists

We have created lists of reading suggestions, choose from Chilly reads, Reading laughing, Aussie women, War reads and many more. We also highlight new arrivals every month.

Sometimes getting lost in the pages of a good book can be just the cure you need for a broken heart, a stressful day at work or frazzled nerves. These Reading for Wellbeing booklists may help.

Request a Reading List

Fill out the form and get a personalised list of reading suggestions. See what other people have requested.

Award winners

A list with links to the major literary prizes in Australia and around the world.

Websites

To help you find your next read you may like to check out Australian Women’s Writers, Better Reading, Good Reading or Novelist or check out our book review blog rrlreads.

Book Club

Our Book Club program contains around 250 kits. You may like to view the list of kits or form your own club.

For Teens and Kids

Hints for teens to find their next read.

Teens are welcome to join Book Club.

Kids can also form their own Junior Book Club. You will find heaps of readings lists to suit all ages that have been created by our Children’s and Youth Librarian.

 

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rrlreads

Welcome to rrlreads a blog of reviews by library staff. Discover what we are reading and watching.

  • Five days of fog by Anna Freeman
    by rrlreads on April 5, 2020 at 11:09 pm

    We are dropped into the life of Florrie for five days, during the Great Smog of London in 1952. Florrie is waiting the return of her mother from jail, who is part of a family criminal gang. Anna is great… Continue reading →

  • The museum of modern love by
    by rrlreads on April 5, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    The Museum of Modern Love is set during Marina Abramović’s 75 day art work, The Artist is Present, at MOMA in New York City. There are lots of facts about Abramović‘s life and career, as it introduces characters who become… Continue reading →

  • Trust excercise by Susan Choi
    by rrlreads on April 5, 2020 at 10:57 pm

    Trust Exercise is set in a hot, sprawling, unnamed American town in the 1980s, with teenagers attending an exclusive performing arts school. It’s about the intensity of teenagers’ feelings, first love, the need to belong, the creation and abuse of… Continue reading →

  • The yield by Tara June Winch
    by rrlreads on March 29, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    August Gondiwindi returns home after ten years of wandering, when her grandfather dies. She finds her home about to taken by a mining company, and she is overwhelmed by the stories of her country. It’s a story of the horrors… Continue reading →

  • The strangers we know by Pip Drysdale
    by rrlreads on March 29, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    This was an entertaining thriller that kept the momentum going throughout the story. Told in a conversational tone by the main character Charlie (which included great asides) it grabbed me from the start and drew me into the story. It… Continue reading →