Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know was just released last month, and it is already incredibly popular at the library. Talking to Strangers is best described as “a classically Gladwellian intellectual adventure.” Gladwell argues that something is wrong with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know.
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:
One of the most rapidly advancing areas of genealogy and family history research is genetic genealogy.
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:
Amy Kay recently enjoyed This is Baby by Jimmy Fallon and Miguel Ordonez, an amusing, colourful picture book that is perfect for "baby bookworms."
This upcoming P.A. Day, Friday, November 1st, we'll have a ton of fun activities happening across our branches. Please note that Bath, Tamworth and Yarker Branches are closed on Fridays as usual, but we'll have stuff going on into Saturday.
All Branches --
BRICKTASTIC BUILD OFF
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.
During the month of October, we are requesting that our program and event partipants across Lennox & Addington take a short survey that will help inform our programming lineup into the New Year and beyond.
Completing a survey will give you chance to win a $100 Indigo gift card. You may complete a survey (and earn a draw entry) for each program you attend in October.
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:
Even for the most voracious reader, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with the amount of intriguing books released each season. My to-be-read list (TBR) is constantly growing but the following books have inched their way up to the top of my ginormous TBR pile.