News 19 September 2016
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Ann Patchett says this was the novel she was always meant to write – she just had to become old enough to do so. A story about family, love and heartbreak, and responsibility.
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley
A new Flavia de Luce mystery novel – this one a Christmas story to delight his many fans.
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
The celebrated about of Room bring us a story of a Irish village in the 1850s where all are mystified by what appears to be a miracle but many actually be a murder.
Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Ontario by Ron Brown
This book gets bigger and better with each new edition – use it as inspiration to explore the province – even if only from the comfort of your armchair.
2017 Guide to the Night Sky by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion
A month-by-moth guide to exploring the skies above North America.
For the kids –
The Hockey Song with words by the late Stompin’ Tom Connors and pictures by Gary Clement, in a tribute to hockey, winter and having fun with the best game you can name.
The Darkest Dark by Astronaut Chris Hadfield and illustrated by The Fan Brothers. This celebrated Canadian astronaut was once afraid of the dark, before discovering it is both beautiful and exciting.