New and Upcoming Fiction (February 2023)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Old Babes in the Wood - Margaret Atwood A dazzling collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed, award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments, stories that look deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend... Continue Reading →

Read This Next – Urban Fantasy

This week, meet Ruth - Read This Next's newest host filling in for Laura! This week Nicole and Ruth discuss a variety of urban fantasy novels with hints of crime. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next, listen through your web browser, or watch on our YouTube channel.... Continue Reading →

Staff Review – We Are the Ark by Mary Reynolds

WE ARE THE ARK: Returning Our Gardens to Their True Nature with Acts of RestorativeKindness, by Mary Reynolds, illustrations by Ruth Evans. ARK stands for Acts of Restorative Kindness, a grassroots movement started by the author, a “reformed” internationally acclaimed landscape designer. As she describes it, “an ARK is a resorted native ecosystem”. It’s a... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Fiction (January 2023)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Locust Lane - Stephen Amidon For fans of Mystic River by Dennis Lehane and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, Stephen Amidon’s Locust Lane is a taut and utterly propulsive story about the search for justice and the fault lines of power and influence in a seemingly idyllic town. Can anyone... Continue Reading →

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