Book Bingo

Book Bingo has begun!

As part of Rua Resource Centre’s celebration of book week, we invite you to play a game of book bingo with us to win merits.

Read or listen to at three books in a Bingo row (diagonal, horizontal or vertical) to enter this game! Earn two merits for every Bingo you complete. See below for our list of Recommended Rua Reads!


Alternate Worlds

Assassin’s Creed Renaissance – Oliver Bowden
Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Magician – Raymond E. Feist
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
Mona Lisa Overdrive – William Gibson
The Alchemist Council – Cynthea Masson
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
The Keys to the Kingdom Drowned Wednesday – Garth Nix
The Lord of the Rings – J R R Tolkien
United as One – Pittacus Lore


In Translation

Bleach Series – Tite Kubo
Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
Fairytail Series – Hiro Mashima
Haikyu Series – Haruichi Furudate
One Piece Series – Elichiro Oda
Pokemon Series – Hidenori Kusaka
The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas


Beastly Titles

Animal Farm – George Orwell
Barracuda – Christos Tsiolkas
Because of Winn-Dixie – Kate DiCamillo
Crenshaw – Katherine Applegate
Dragon Rider – Cornelia Funke
Loyal Creatures – Morris Gleitzman
Wereworld Series – Curtis Jobling
The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga
To Kill a Mocking Bird – Harper Lee
Warriors the Last Hope – Erin Hunter
White Fang – Jack London
Year of the Tiger – Alison Lloyd


Recent Releases

Vega Jane and the Secrets of Sorcery – David Baldacci
The Complete Whisper Series – Lynette Noni
Shine – Jessica Jung
The Magpie Society One for Sorrow – Zoe Sugg and Amy McCullogh
The Lives of Saints Grishaverse – Leigh Bardugo and Daniel J Zollinger
Paradise Island – Sam Golbach, Colby Brock, Gaby Triana


Set in Victoria

Darkness of Light – Emma Viskic
Live and Let Fry – Sue Williams
Monkey Grip – Helen Gardner
Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsay
The Bridge – Enza Gandolfo
The Broken Shore – Peter Temple
The Getting of Wisdom – Henry Handel Richardson
True History of the Kelly Gang – Peter Carey


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers

Black is the New White – Nakkiah Lui
Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia – Anita Heiss
My Place – Sally Morgan
Talking to My Country – Stan Grant
The Old Lie – Claire Coleman
The White Girl – Tony Birch
The Yield – Tara June Winch
Too Much Lip – Melissa Lucashenko
Tracker – Alexis Wright
Young Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe


Other Lives – Biographies that Inspire

Becoming – Michelle Obama
Billy Slater: Number One – Billy Slater
Her Father’s Daughter – Alice Pung
I am Malala – Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
Just Kids – Patti Smith
Pushing the Limits: Life, Marathons & Kokoda – Kurt Fearnley
Tracks – R. Davidson


Books to Movies

Divergent Series – Veronica Roth
Eragon – Christopher Paolini
Haikyu Series – Haruichi Furudate
Harry Potter Series – J. K. Rowling
Hunger Games Series – Suzanne Collins
Maze Runner Series – James Dashner
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C. S. Lewis
A Series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony Snicket


Fact to Fiction

Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood
All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
Burial Rites – Hannah Kent
Schindler’s Ark – Thomas Keneally
See What I Have Done – Sarah Schmidt
The Secret Chord – Geraldine Brooks
Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel