Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

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Mean Girls Day

Tuesday 3 October | Young Adult,

Check out one of the Mean Girls book adaptations, or this selection of other Young Adult novels with characters who give Regina George a run for her money!

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Bisexual Visibility Week 2023

Wednesday 20 September | Adult Non-Fiction,

For Bi Visibility Week, 16-23 September 2023, here are some Adult Non-Fiction titles which explore and celebrate bisexuality.

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Ngaio Marsh Awards

Ngaio Marsh Awards 2023 Best Novel Longlist

Friday 30 June | Adult Fiction, NZ Titles,

The Ngaio Marsh Awards have celebrated the best New Zealand crime, mystery, thriller, and suspense writing since 2010.

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A Moment with Manga

A Moment With Manga

Thursday 25 May | Adult Fiction, Young Adult, Children,

Manga is popular across all age groups, and spans a range of genres. Take a moment to discover this format with some of the newer popular series below!

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2023 Ockham Winners

Thursday 18 May | NZ Titles, Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction,

The winners have been announced for this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards! Congratulations to all the winning writers.

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New Zealand Music Month: Biographies

Monday 1 May | Adult Non-Fiction, NZ Titles,

What better time to read one of these biographies about New Zealand musicians than May, New Zealand Music Month!

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Reading Map: Burn for Me

Thursday 13 April | Adult Fiction,

If you enjoyed Ilona Andrews's Burn for Me, check out these other titles that share common themes.

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Happy Easter

Thursday 6 April | Children,

Children's area is full of delightful books that celebrate the Easter holiday. Here are some librarian's top picks for Easter books.

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Science Fiction for Teens

Thursday 30 March | Young Adult,

Science fiction is a genre that captivates the imaginations of readers of all ages, and for teenagers, it can be an especially exciting and thought-provoking genre.

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Birding Books

Thursday 23 March | Adult Non-Fiction,

Birdwatching allows us to connect with nature and learn about different bird species.

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Stories of the Seasons: Autumn

Thursday 16 March | Children,

Autumn is a beautiful season that is full of colours and sceneries.

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Reading Map: Hello Stranger

Thursday 9 March | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction,

If you enjoyed Lisa Kleypas's Hello Stranger, check out these other titles that share common themes.

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