Kristin reviews Alias Grace, one of Margaret Atwood's most popular novels. It's a book that is suddenly back in the spotlight since being adapted into a television show for Netflix.
Marg Wood of the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed The Cold, Cold Sea by Linda Huber, “an atmospheric psychological thriller/mystery” that she says grabbed her from the very first page.
Catherine reviews Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shakaf, a novel that focuses on themes of class, cultural identity and the changing Middle East.
If you are in the market for a romantic YA novel, then read ahead for Caitlyn's review of 36 Questions that Changed My Mind about You by Vicki Grant.
Julie Wendland, Readers’ Services Coordinator for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: The New Home Cooking, a gorgeous new cookbook worthy of a coffee table.
Jackie Hassefras of the Camden East Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed a non-fiction book about “the last true hermit.”
Caitlyn, a student Page at the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries’ Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed the contemporary YA novel Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.
Julie Wendland, Readers’ Services Coordinator for the County Libraries, recently enjoyed Unleashed by local author Sally Barnes. It is a witty mystery novel set against the backdrop of a dog park.
“Groucho Marx had it right when he said, ‘Outside a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog it’s too dark to read,’” quotes Julie. “So I was excited when Sally Barnes’ book Unleashed came across my desk.”
The Haunting of Maddy Clare offers a spooky mystery which moves at a quick pace. Set in a small English town in Post-WWI era, a trio of likeable characters in young temp Sarah, ghost hunter Alistair, and his charming assistant Matthew encounter suspicious types like a snobby aristocrat, a wary gravedigger, and a shadowy stranger. Our amiable trio aims to unravel the source of the spirit Maddy's distress who intensifies her haunting of a barn where she allegedly killed herself.