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Staff Picks: The Empty Bed

March 10, 2020
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian, recently enjoyed The Empty Bed by Nina Sadowksy, an exciting internationally-set mystery. 

The Empty Bed is Nina Sadowsky’s second thriller about The Burial Society, a private organization that helps people in danger. The story unfolds in alternating chapters voiced by several characters providing multiple perspectives on the main story and subplots. The intense pace of the novel delivers a cinematic feel.

Staff Picks: In the Hall with the Knife

February 26, 2020
Catherine

Kristin Maloney reviews In the Hall with the Knife by Diana Peterfreund, a YA mystery novel that draws inspiration from the board game Clue. Here is her review:

Staff Pick: The Whisper Man

February 24, 2020
Catherine

Shelby, a student Page at the library's Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed The Whisper Man by Alex North, a spine-tingling thriller that is getting a ton of buzz. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Rumour

February 10, 2020
Catherine

Marg reviews The Rumour by Lesley Kara, which she describes as an "intense, fast paced psychological thriller sure to keep you on the edge of your seat."

Staff Picks: Monkey & Cake series

February 3, 2020
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed a new juvenile easy reader series, Monkey & Cake, which is written by Drew Daywalt, the best selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit. This series is based on the friendship between Monkey and Cake and their silly, laugh out loud adventures depicted in the following three books. Click any of the titles below to place a hold in our online catalogue. 

Staff Picks: Honey and Leonard

January 21, 2020
Catherine

Patricia recently read and enjoyed Honey and Leonard by Marc Paul Smith, a charming novel about a senior couple whose love conquers all. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Deal of a Lifetime and Other Stories

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed The Deal of a Lifetime and Other Stories by Fredrik Backman, a collection of three meaningful stories about facing life’s greatest struggles and discovering what is truly important in life. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Let it Snow

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed Let It Snow by Nancy Thayer, a heartwarming Christmas story that’s full of drama and holiday cheer.  Here is her review:

Staff Pick: Broken Man on a Halifax Pier

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Julie Wendland, Readers' Services Coordinator of the Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed Broken Man on a Halifax Pier by Lesley Choyce. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Butterfly Girl

December 4, 2019
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian for the Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld, which Margaret Atwood describes as a "heartbreaking, finger-gnawing, and yet ultimately hopeful novel."