New titles hit the Vision Australia Library collection

04 August 2021

The Vision Australia Library team have been working extra hard in recent months to upload over 2,040 new books to the collection, all of which are now available for loan.

Titles include those suggested by library members and also a range of books from popular genres such as mystery, romance, biography and Australiana.

In total the Vision Australia Library now carries over 45,000 titles, the biggest range of audio books of any public library in the country.  

We’ve also included a highlight of just some of the requested new titles below.

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Latest reads from the Vision Australia Library

 

Gifts for our Time

By Anna Jacobs

Germany, 1939: Christa Sommer boards the Kindertransport, unsure that she'll ever see her parents again. Once in England she is taken in by elderly Mrs Pelling, who grows to love Christa as the daughter she never had. But in 1945 Mrs Pelling dies and her money-grabbing niece turfs Christa out, with only a suitcase to her name.

Available in DAISY

 

Unmasked

By Bryce Corbett and Turia Pitt

With the benefit of hindsight and five years’ worth of getting of wisdom, Turia Pitt is only now able to account for how she prevailed where others might have faltered.

Available in DAISY

 

The Good Fight

By Danielle Steel

Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, this is the gripping chronicle of a young woman who discovers a passion for justice.

Available in DAISY

 

Blue Moon

By Lee Child

In a nameless city, two ruthless rival criminal gangs, are competing for control. But they hadn't counted on Jack Reacher arriving on their patch.

Available in DAISY

 

Khaki Town

By Judy Nunn

It's March 1942 and Val Callahan, publican of The Brown's Hotel in Townsville, could not be happier as she contemplates the fortune she's making from lonely, thirsty soldiers. Then one night a massive street fight leaves a black soldier lying dead in the street, and the situation explodes into violent confrontation.

Available in DAISY

 

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens

Abandoned at age ten, “Marsh Girl” has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home but yearns to be loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who are each intrigued by her wild beauty, she opens herself to a new and startling world--until the unthinkable happens.

Available in DAISY

 

Don’t see a title you love here? The Vision Australia Library will be promoting new content over the coming months through newsletters, social media and through its radio program Hear This.