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Ben's Book Club powered by Libby - June

A new online bookclub via the Libby app.

Join Ben's Book Club, hosted by author Ben Hobson, online each month.

Using the Libby app by OverDrive, read or listen to the selected title for the month, then join Ben as he sits down with the author and discusses the intricacies and themes of the novel.

A new title will be available each month. No waiting lists, so get reading!

This month, Ben will be  in conversation with author Robert Lukins to discuss his latest novel ‘Loveland’. This event will be hosted on Zoom, the link will be sent to all attendees on the day of the event. Robert's critically acclaimed debut novel, The Everlasting Sunday, was shortlisted for a number of awards including NSW Premier's Literary Awards in two categories. His work has appeared in Crikey, Overland, The Big Issue, Rolling Stone, Broadsheet, Time Off, Inpress, and other odd places.


Two women stand in the shallows, a man dead at their feet, while around them buildings burn.

Amid the ruins of a fire-ravaged amusement park and destroyed waterfront dwellings, one boarded-up building still stands. May has come from Australia to Loveland, Nebraska, to claim the house on the poisoned lake as part of her grandmother's will. Escaping the control of her husband, will she find refuge or danger?

As she starts repairing the old house, May is drawn to discover more about her silent, emotionally distant grandmother and unravel the secrets that Casey had moved halfway around the world to keep hidden. How she and Casey's lives interconnect, and the price they both must pay for their courage, is gradually revealed as this mesmerising and lyrical novel unfolds

Register here
Tuesday 28 June, 7.00pm
Via Zoom link and the LibraryMuseum