Category: Adult Fiction

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

customer picks

Hillcrest Customers' Picks

Friday 23 July | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

This week, the readers are making the suggestions! Here are some of the Hillcrest Library visitors' favourite books.

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Fun Home A Family Tragicomic

Reading Map: The Fun Home

Tuesday 20 July | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

If you enjoyed Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, we have some suggestions for your next read. Click any title below check availability or place a hold.

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The Ockhams

2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Award Winners

Thursday 13 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, NZ Books

The winners of New Zealand Book Awards were announced last night - congratulations to all winners! The winning books are listed below - click on any book to check availability or…

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Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Month

Friday 7 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children

April was Autism Awareness Month, so Hillcrest Library was celebrating books about and by people on the autism spectrum.

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Reading Map Seven Sisters

Reading Map: The Seven Sisters

Wednesday 14 April | Adult Fiction

What did you like most about The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley? Was it the love story, the fast-paced plot, the authentic characters, or the family secrets? Use these aspects…

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other worlds

Other Worlds

Wednesday 24 February | Young Adult, Adult Fiction

These titles picked by the team at St Andrews library are out of this world! Click on any cover below to check availability or place a hold.

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The Hating Game Reading Map

Reading Map: The Hating Game

Sunday 17 January | Adult Fiction

Round 1 was great. Ready for round 2?

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LibChoice Convenience Store Woman

Librarian's Choice: Convenience Store Woman

Thursday 19 November | Adult Fiction, Librarians Choice

Convenience Store Woman, written by Sayaka Murata, is a humourous, quirky novel. It follows 36-year-old Japanese woman Keiko Furukura as she navigates her life and her feeling of never truly fitting in.

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Comic Book Month Featured

Comic Book Month

Tuesday 1 September | Adult Fiction

Eve created a super display at Central Library for Comic Book Month, complete with superheroes and comic book facts! Did you know. . .

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out on the shelves

Out on the Shelves 2020

Friday 21 August | Young Adult, Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

The annual Out on the Shelves campaign is underway, and all our branches are getting involved with rainbow displays and book recommendations! See below for a list of books featured.

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I am Pilgrim Reading map

Reading Map: I am Pilgrim

Thursday 30 July | Adult Fiction

So you've finished reading I am Pilgrim, and you can't wait for the sequel to be released! What do you read next? Pick your next read based on what you enjoyed…

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris

Librarian's Choice: The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Friday 19 June | Librarians Choice, Adult Fiction

Selected by Eve from Central Library, this novel is a compilation from Heather Morris’s interviews with the real-life Holocaust survivor Ludwig Sokolov.

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