Patricia recently enjoyed Our Table, a children's picture book by Peter H. Reynolds that follows a young girl who is determined to reconnect her family after they drifted to separate interests and areas of the house.
Marg recently enjoyed The Night She Disappeared, the new psychological thriller by fan favourite Lisa Jewell. Here is her review:
Lisa Jewell is a favorite author of mine so I was excited to read her latest offering The Night She Disappeared and as usual I was not disappointed. This story has a captivating and intricately woven plot that kept me on the edge of my seat.
The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. Girls are breaking boundaries to create a world that is relevant for them and future generations.
Kristin recently enjoyed ‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving, a heartwarming picture book from Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey. Here is here review:
From the author who brought us the widely popular Dog Man and Captain Underpants series comes a new, one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving tale!
Check out what the staff of L&A Libraries are most excited to read this fall. Many of these books have not been released yet, but you can place a hold on a title in the catalogue by clicking it's book cover. Get started here.
On September 30th we reflect on our obligation to reconcile the truth of the grievous historic injustice committed against First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples in the Canadian Indian residential school system.
Jennifer recently enjoyed Clark and Division by Edgar Award-winner Noami Hirahara, an atmospheric historical mystery based on real events.
"This atmospheric story accurately portrays a Japanese family’s adverse experiences upon release from an internment camp in 1944. Aki Ito moves with her parents to Chicago to rejoin her sister, Rose, only to be told that Rose died in a subway train accident at the Clark and Division station. This unthinkable tragedy compels our strong female character to uncover what really happened and bring the perpetrator to justice.
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Julie recently enjoyed Call Me Indian by Fred Sasakamoose, a memoir by the hockey star whose life served as inspiration for Richard Wagamese's Indian Horse.