Dinner and a Murder (The Final Clue)

Dinner and a Murder Murder and Mayhem at the Library! Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner and Ultimate Sleuth..... Genevieve Cernjul! She and a guest will be enjoying a meal at the Valhalla Inn. Thank you to the many participants this summer,  together reading more than 170 different books. Please join us again next year!... Continue Reading →

Batman: Knightfall

It's been almost a year since I read it, but Batman: Knightfall remains one of my favourite graphic novels.  Knightfall Part 1 tells the story of a burnt-out Batman, who is in desperate need of a rest.  Unfortunately for him, an unknown enemy has just released all of the villians from Arkham Assylum and it's... Continue Reading →

Ender’s Game

I stumbled upon this gem of a book while taking a class in college.  For once I actually enjoyed school when I was required to read and analyze this novel by Orson Scott Card.  Right from the start Ender’s Game featured such a unique story line that I found myself staying up the night to... Continue Reading →

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

A co-worker said to me “You’ll like this book. There’s a ghost in it”. She was wrong. I didn’t like it. I *loved* it.  When Lara Lington’s great Aunt Sadie passes away her parents force her to attend the funeral. It’s a small gathering, very small. When you die at 105 you haven’t a lot... Continue Reading →

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."  This is the first line of "Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier and  I too, dream of Manderley and on dark stormy nights of the evil Mrs. Danvers.  The central character in Rebecca is the unnamed second wife of millionaire Maxim De Winter; the young, undereducated paid... Continue Reading →

Chick Lit

Every so often I find myself perusing the shelves in search of a book with a glossy cover that has a splash of pink taffeta, stiletto heels, or any other of the score of stereotypical images associated with the chick lit genre. You can often spot them a mile away, which makes the search that... Continue Reading →

Dinner and a Murder

Murder and Mayhem at the Library! Can you be the sleuth who solves the case? Join us for our Adult Summer Reading Game - Dinner and a Murder. Great reading, great prizes and a chance to solve the case! Clues available on June 29th at all branches of your library. Clue #1:  The murder weapon... Continue Reading →

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