All too often I end up disappointing with mysteries/thrillers/psychological suspense because you can see the twist(s) from a mile away. Well, The Perfect Mother blindsided me! It’s about a group of first time mothers living in Brooklyn who regularly gather for baby advice and peer support.
Now that summer is clearly upon us and the weather is warming up, it is once again time to make reading an outside activity. In my opinion, there isn't anything more relaxing...assuming the mosquitos are in check! Luckily, there are all kinds of great new and forthcoming releases to choose from. Here are a few books that are on my radar for summer reading.
Kristin reviews Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley, our One Book, One L&A selection for 2018! Here's her review:
It’s that time of year again when the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries launches the always popular TD Summer Reading Club. The purpose of this Canada-wide program is threefold: to encourage early literacy, to stave off “summer learning loss”, and perhaps most importantly, to celebrate the role recreational reading plays in lifelong learning.
Caitlyn recently enjoyed Trouble Never Sleeps, Stephanie Tromly’s final installment in the Trouble series for teens. Haven’t read the first two yet?
Andree recently enjoyed Kim Thúy's Vi, which she describes as "a truly magical read." Here is her review:
Pick up your copy of our Spring/Summer 2018 program guide today! Highlights include TD Summer Reading Club events, our 4th Annual Local Author Showcase and L&A's Great Big Family Read 2018.
You can also access the guide online here.
Karen, Coordinator of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin. Here is her review:
Erin Markuschewsky from the Napanee Branch Library recently enjoyed Let Me Lie, the latest psychological mystery by bestselling British author Clare Mackintosh. Here is her review:
We have family passes available to a variety of Museums and other educational attractions located both near and far! Each pass has its own borrowing stipulations. Overdue fees are charged at $1 per day. For a complete list of passes, see our Beyond Books Collection.
Newly added to the collection this year are Ingenium passes and Ottawa Museum Network passes.
Each Ingenium pass allows free entry for families of five or fewer to attend: