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Staff Picks: The Immortalists

March 26, 2018
Catherine

Catherine reviews The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin, a novel which ponders questions of life and fate.

Staff Picks: The Wolves of Winter

March 26, 2018
Catherine

Marg, Supervisor of the Napanee Branch, reviews The Wolves of Winter, a new dystopian thriller by Tyrell Johnson. 

"The Wolves of Winter by Canadian author Tyrell Johnson is a post-apocalyptic, dystopian thriller set in the not too distant future. The author has achieved excellent character and plot development in this atmospheric debut novel.

CBC Canada Reads 2018

March 26, 2018
Catherine

Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcasted by the CBC. During the program, five Canadian luminaries champion five different books, each extolling the merits of one of the titles. The debate is broadcasted over a series of five programs and at the end of each episode, a book is voted off the island. By day five, only one remains and it is billed as the book that all of Canada should read.

Staff Picks: Fahrenheit 451

March 26, 2018
Catherine

Shelby from the Napanee Branch suggests you give the classic novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury a try before its adaptation is released in theatres.

Staff Picks: The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

March 19, 2018
Catherine

Karen Scott, Coordinator of the Library's Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place, Alan Bradley's latest release. 

What's new in March!

March 15, 2018
Catherine

Interested to hear what book releases are creating a buzz this month? The following are a few ‘hot off the press’ or ‘almost off the press’ books that you may want to keep on your radar. 

Staff Picks: Outliers

March 15, 2018
Catherine

Caitlyn, a student Page at the Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed Outliers: the Story of Successone of Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling books. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Still Me

March 6, 2018
Catherine

Kristin reviews Still Me, the latest book by beloved chick-lit writer Jojo Moyes, author of the bestselling Me Before You

Can't remember a book's title?

March 5, 2018
Catherine

Maybe you read and loved a book a long, long time ago but can’t recall its title. Or maybe you noticed an intriguing book on television or in a magazine, but you didn’t think to write it down. You can picture that the cover is blue and some basic elements about the plot may come to mind, but that’s as far as your memory will take you. We’ve all been there!

Service Spotlight: Amherstview's Themed Book Club

February 28, 2018
Catherine

Amherstview Branch's book club offers a truly unique book club experience!

Instead of focusing on a specific book, Amherstview Branch's book club centers on a particular monthly theme, allowing it's participants complete reading freedom.