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Staff Picks: American Sherlock

April 6, 2020
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian, recently enjoyed American Sherlock, a fascinating non-fiction book about one of America's earliest forensic scientists. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Dance of Thieves

April 2, 2020
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed Dance of Thieves, the first book in a new YA series and a great read for those looking for a fantasy/adventure novel with just the right amount of romance! Here is her review:

Staff Picks: How to Catch a Mole

March 25, 2020
Catherine

Karen Nordrum from the Tamworth Branch recently enjoyed the non-fiction title How to Catch a Mole by Marc Hamer, a English gardener, poet and...molecatcher! Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Recipe for a Perfect Wife

March 23, 2020
Catherine

Patricia from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed Recipe for a Perfect Wife, the latest book by one of her favourite authors Karma Brown. Here is her review:

Full disclosure – I am a Karma Brown fan. Every year I look forward to her upcoming book and devour it as soon as it arrives. Brown’s latest book Recipe for a Perfect Wife did not disappoint. In this dual narrative, the reader gets to know Alice and Nellie through an old house, an old cookbook, and letters.

Staff Picks: The Empty Bed

March 10, 2020
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian, recently enjoyed The Empty Bed by Nina Sadowksy, an exciting internationally-set mystery. 

The Empty Bed is Nina Sadowsky’s second thriller about The Burial Society, a private organization that helps people in danger. The story unfolds in alternating chapters voiced by several characters providing multiple perspectives on the main story and subplots. The intense pace of the novel delivers a cinematic feel.

Staff Picks: In the Hall with the Knife

February 26, 2020
Catherine

Kristin Maloney reviews In the Hall with the Knife by Diana Peterfreund, a YA mystery novel that draws inspiration from the board game Clue. Here is her review:

Staff Pick: The Whisper Man

February 24, 2020
Catherine

Shelby, a student Page at the library's Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed The Whisper Man by Alex North, a spine-tingling thriller that is getting a ton of buzz. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Rumour

February 10, 2020
Catherine

Marg reviews The Rumour by Lesley Kara, which she describes as an "intense, fast paced psychological thriller sure to keep you on the edge of your seat."

Staff Picks: Monkey & Cake series

February 3, 2020
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed a new juvenile easy reader series, Monkey & Cake, which is written by Drew Daywalt, the best selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit. This series is based on the friendship between Monkey and Cake and their silly, laugh out loud adventures depicted in the following three books. Click any of the titles below to place a hold in our online catalogue. 

Staff Picks: Honey and Leonard

January 21, 2020
Catherine

Patricia recently read and enjoyed Honey and Leonard by Marc Paul Smith, a charming novel about a senior couple whose love conquers all. Here is her review: