New this week
New this week Red Green’s Beginner’s Guide to Women (For Men Who Don’t Read) Says it all doesn’t it? He’ll get a few laughs even if he doesn’t learn anything useful.
Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson War, Deciet, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East – very topical book - written by a veteran war correspondent.
The Son of a Certain Woman by Wayne Johnston Everyone in St. John’s is lusting after Percy Joyce’s mother in this sexy, controversial, wise and generous novel, that mixes sorrow and laughter – the sustaining power of love and the destructive story of hate, and the human will to triumph.
Time Now for the Vinyl Café Story Exchange by Stuart McLean Ten years of stories – here are the favourites for you to enjoy again.
The Fountain of St. James Court by Sena Jeter Naslund Sub-titled The Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman, a novel that weaves together the story of a woman from our own time with that of Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun, a painter in France at the time of the French Revolution.
New in Paperback
The Long Shadow by Lisa Marklund Evening Post journalist Annika Bengtzon is assigned to cover the story of a violent robbery, and the death of an entire family, in the Costa Del Sol.
The Selector of Souls by Shauna Singh Baldwin A mother, a mid-wife and a Catholic Nun attempt to improve the lives of girls and women in India in this haunting novel.
Hiss and Hers by M. C. Beaton Agatha at her irrepressible best – or worst – as she lusts after the local gardener – who or course ends up dead.
Rising Sun, Falling Shadow by Daniel Kalla When Japan takes over Shanghai in 1943 200,000 Jewish refugees are relocated and imprisoned. A novel of resistance, romance and intrigue, heroism and treachery.
Light in a Dark House by Jan Costin Wagner As autumn turns to winter, and Christmas approaches, Finnish detective Kimmo Joentaa investigates the death of an unidentified woman.
The Widow Tree by Nicole Lundrigan This writer, from Newfoundland, who will be in Parry Sound for the International Festival of Authors, turns to Yugoslavia in a novel of cultural tensions, government control, family bonds, past mistakes and truth guarded and revealed with life altering consequences.