Kelly recently read Homes: A Refugee Story, written by 15-year-old Abu Bakr al Rabeeah as he recounts what it was like to spend his childhood in the middle of a civil war. Read her review here:
Jennifer recently enjoyed The Girl from Blind River by Gale Massey, a book she describes as gritty, poetic and suspenseful. Read her review below.
Gillian recently enjoyed My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, a satirical thriller set in Nigeria. Here is her review:
Here's Jackie's review of Vicious Cycle by Terri Blackstock, which can be reserved at your branch of the County Libraries:
Kristin, a member of the library's Relief team, recently enjoyed My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan, which she describes as "a sweet debut novel of self-discovery and first love."
Marg Wood recently enjoyed the recent bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, which she describes as a "truly powerful, heartwrenching story of endurance." Here is her review:
Marg is big into thrillers. One of her recent favorites is The Other Woman by Sandie Jones, a fast-paced and twisty domestic thriller. Here is here review:
Julie Wendland, Readers' Services Coordination, recently enjoyed Starlight, the final novel of the late Canadian novelist Richard Wagamese. Here is her mini review:
Kristin loved Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles series -- especially this final book in the series! Here is her review of The Beauty of Darkness:
In The Beauty of Darkness, Mary E. Pearson has given us a thrilling conclusion to her New York Times bestselling Remnant Chronicles! I have been in love with this series and the unforgettable characters found within ever since I read the first book. Now with the first and second installments behind us, the author has given us one final book to wrap up this fantastic trilogy.