The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, is the author’s third book and her first new book in eleven years. Selected as one of the ten best books of 2013 by the editors of the New York Times Book Review, and as the 2013 Best Book of the Year by Amazon, it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction... Continue Reading →

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

While a favourite in Britain, it was only last year with the publication of "Me Before You"  that author Jojo Moyes became a recognized name on this side of the Atlantic.  "Me Before You",  is the story of a caregiver, Lou, with nothing but a jest for life and her patient, Will,  a paraplegic with... Continue Reading →

Interview with Karen Autio

Karen Autio grew up in Nipigon, Ontario.  She began writing and illustrating stories as a child.  Her love of words continued as she grew up; along with being an author, she is also an editor and calligrapher.  Karen likes to collect objects with stories; it is this love that inspired Karen to write her historical... Continue Reading →

The Unicorn Sonata by Peter S. Beagle

Peter S. Beagle's The Unicorn Sonata is the story of Joey Rivera, a gangly thirteen year old who helps out at a music shop.  A mysterious boy with indigo eyes appears one day, offering to sell a beautiful horn which creates the most enchanting music Joey has ever heard.  That night, she once again hears... Continue Reading →

Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern

What would you do if you had a book that told you the future? Not everyone's future, just yours, one day at a time in your own handwriting, from in a magical book that came from the local travelling library.  Sixteen year old Tamara Goodwin finds herself with such a book when she and her... Continue Reading →

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