New Releases October 2016
I took some time away from the store this fall – and came back to piles of lovely fallen leaves and a heap of new books!
Some of the most notable are –
Precious and Grace by the prolific Alexander McCall-Smith
The 17th volume in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series – sure to warm you up on a cold fall night.
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
As always tackling a contemporary, moral question woven into a dynamite story of a nurse who makes a tough decision that results in even tougher consequences.
When the Music’s Over by Peter Robinson
Inspector Banks returns – the books are SO much better than the TV series! Weaving a crime committed half a century ago into a modern time murder investigation, Peter Robinson is at the top of his game.
Bridget Jones’s Baby by Helen Fielding
Seems like only yesterday that Bridget Jones was a flighty young thing – now she is about to be a mother. The only question is – who is the father?
Coffin Road by Peter May
Over the top, suspenseful drama – what Peter May is known for, and again provides in a fast paced mystery set on the Isle of Harris. Pure escapist reading you’ll not want to put down.
Bit Rot by Douglas Coupland
Stories and essays as this guru of the digital age shares his observations about our world.
2017 Friendship Book
This perennially popular little volume shares a thought for each day of the year.
Irena’s Children by Tilar J. Mazzeo
Chronicles the story of a woman who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during WW2.
New in paperback
The Longest Night by Andria Williams
A terrific novel about a young couple whose marriage is tested when they move to an army base rife with love triangles, life-or-death conflicts, and a dramatic cover-up.
The Queen’s Accomplice by Susan Elia Macneal
Another in the Maggie Hope Mystery series. This one involves a Jack the Ripper like criminal in London during some of the darkest days of 1942.
Blood Symmetry by Kate Rhodes
Alice Quentin, forensic psychologist is brought in to investigate a case of a missing mother and a traumatized child.
For the kids
Canada ABC by Paul Covello
A very lovely board book beautifully illustrated with scenes of outdoor life in Canada.
The Fever Code by James Dashner
The newest in a very popular teen series, this is the story of how the maze was built, and the loyalties and histories that could never have been forseen.