News

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."

Staff Picks: Pumpkinheads

November 19, 2019
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed Pumpkinheads, a brand new graphic novel by bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning Vancouver-based artist Faith Erin Hicks. Here is her review: 

Staff Picks: Cilka's Journey

November 7, 2019
Catherine

Marg Wood from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed reading Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris, the follow up to her overwhelmingly successful novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: This is Baby

October 31, 2019
Catherine

Amy Kay recently enjoyed This is Baby by Jimmy Fallon and Miguel Ordonez, an amusing, colourful picture book that is perfect for "baby bookworms."

Staff Picks: The Remaking

October 19, 2019
Catherine

Are you in need a book for October’s Goodreads book club "witches" theme or a fan of horror films? If so, check out Julie's review of The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman.

Staff Picks: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

September 30, 2019
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman, a quirky read about a female protagonist and her struggles relating to family, love and life. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Red River Girl

September 26, 2019
Catherine

Andree Duval recently read Red River Girl: The Life and Death of Tina Fontaine, a well-researched account of the disappearance and murder of Tina Fontaine, a young girl from the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Haben

September 16, 2019
Catherine

Jennifer Robinson from the Amhestview Branch recently enjoyed Haben, a compelling new memoir from a deafblind woman who navigated, and ultimately triumphed over, Harvard Law. The following is her review: 

Staff Picks: The Royal Guide to Monster Slaying

September 13, 2019
Catherine

Julie recently enjoyed A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong, which she descibes as the perfect novel for young (and old) adventure seekers. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Book of Dreams

September 3, 2019
Catherine

Kristin Maloney recently enjoyed The Book of Dreams, the new novel by Nina George, the bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Little French Bistro. This is "a fascinating new novel that explores the thresholds between life and death." Here is Kristin's review: