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Holiday Reading

Looking for something to read this summer?

Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) is running our popular Summer Holiday Reads campaign again these holidays.

Simply pick up a Holiday Reads book pack, issue them, write your details on the tag attached and pop it in the draw to win a Summer hamper.

The book packs have five books included and can be of one genre (romance, mystery etc.) or you can try something new and pick up a lucky dip pack.

Contact the Library for more information

Try one of our favourite holiday reads

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

It is a hot California day and Bert Cousins changes the course of two families lives when he brings a bottle of vodka to a christening party that he's not really invited to. Amidst oranges and drunk babies he falls head over heals for Beverly Keating, the hostess. The pair end up married and living in Virginia, whilst Bert's first wife Theresa is left with four little cousins's back in Calfornia

See if Commonwealth is available on our catalogue or to place a hold

I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

Can you commit the perfect crime? Pilgrim is the codename for a man who doesn't exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he once headed up a secret espionage unit for US intelligence. Before he disappeared into anonymous retirement, he wrote the definitive book on forensic criminal investigation. But that book will come back to haunt him. It will help NYPD detective Ben Bradley track him down. And it will take him to a rundown New York hotel room where the body of a woman is found facedown in a bath of acid, her features erased, her teeth missing, her fingerprints gone. It is a textbook murder - and Pilgrim wrote the book

See if I am Pilgrim is available on our library catalogue or place a hold

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.

See if Big Little Lies is available on our catalogue or to place a hold