Staff Picks: The Last Neanderthal

June 23, 2017

Laura from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed The Last Neanderthal, a new book by Claire Cameron, the Canadian author of the popular novel The Bear

Staff Picks: Just Listen

June 15, 2017

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch reviews Just Listen by Sarah Dessen, 2006 YA novel that has it all: a relatable protagonist, a swoon-worthy love interest, and some serious soul-searching.

Staff Picks: Secrets in Summer

June 13, 2017

Patricia, Programming & Outreach Coordinator for the County Libraries, recently enjoyed the latest novel by Nancy Thayer, the Queen of the beach read. 

Staff Picks: One Brother Shy

June 1, 2017

Terry Fallis, two time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, is back this week with the release of his sixth novel.

Staff Picks: The Zookeeper's Wife

May 26, 2017

Jennifer from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed reading The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman, a 2007 novel that was released as a movie earlier this year.

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of a couple who ran a zoo and when it became a farm during Nazi rule,” explains Jennifer. “Antonina, a housewife, and her husband, Jan, a zoo director, secretly sheltered Jews in their home and on the grounds.”

Staff Picks: The Orphan's Tale

May 19, 2017

Marg Wood of the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed the newly released historical fiction novel The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. “From the author of The Kommandant’s Girl, comes an equally heartwarming and heartbreaking story of love and the quest for survival during WWII,” says Marg.

Staff Picks: Everything, Everything

May 10, 2017

Caitlyn Baker, from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries, recently enjoyed Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, a popular and award-winning Young Adult (YA) novel.

Staff Picks: The Lost City of the Monkey God

May 9, 2017

Jennifer Robinson from the Amherstview Branch reviews Douglas Preston's all-true travelogue in which tells of exploring a legendary lost city in the Honduran rain forest. 

Staff Picks: The Kiss of Deception

April 20, 2017

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson is the first book in a suspenseful, romantic and adventurous young adult fantasy series titled The Remnant Chronicles. 

Staff Picks: Close Enough to Touch

April 11, 2017

“One time a boy kissed me and I almost died…This tagline first drew me into Close Enough to Touch,” says Erin from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries. Close Enough to Touch is a brand new contemporary romance novel by Colleen Oakley, author of Before I Go