Library reopening 29 May 2020

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Summer is all about relaxing with a pile of good books and we have got the whole family covered with 90 days of summer reading!

We have chosen our favourite Australian fiction titles from 2019 for adult, young adult and junior readers.

This year we have seen some outstanding books released by new Australian talent as well as some new titles by local authors.

There is something for all tastes and interests so prepare your reading corner and check out our recommendations.

90 days of summer reading booklists

Adult fiction titles

90 recommended Australian fiction titles to try over the summer

Young adult titles

Exiting and challenging books that are ideal for teenage readers

Junior titles

Engrossing stories to keep younger readers busy over the holidays

The cover of 'A different land' by Paul Jennings

A title from our junior summer reading list

eBooks and audio books

Too hot to get to the library? Stay right where you are and download an eBook or eAudio book instantly to your device using your library card. 

For young children we have Story Box Library with videos of our favourite Australian authors and performers reading the best Australian aloud. Or try hilarious animated picture books on Kanopy for kids. 

More information

For more information, contact Boroondara Library Service on 9278 4666 or submit a query using the Ask a Librarian form.

To view booklists on a variety of subjects, visit our booklists page.

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