2022 Buzzy Books

For this episode, we selected titles across a variety of genres that were getting lots of attention in 2022 - either because of awards, bestseller status, new books from popular authors, or some other metric! Join Laura and Nicole as they add to their to-read lists and Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast... Continue Reading →

YOUth Review – Room by Emma Donoghue

Room is a psychological fiction novel written by Emma Donoghue. The novel is told through the perspective of Jack, a five year old boy living with his mother, who he refers to as “Ma''. Jack and Ma live in a single room which they both refer to as “room”. Jack’s world has only ever consisted... Continue Reading →

Staff Review: A Phở Love Story by Loan Le

I enjoy a cute rom-com every once in a while, and this book definitely fits the bill. Plus, I could tell pretty early that this book found inspiration from “Romeo and Juliet”, which was also a plus. In both stories, two rival families hold grudges against each other, and their children are essentially forbidden to... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Fiction (May 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Love Marriage - Monica Ali Yasmin Ghorami is twenty-six, in training to be a doctor (like her Indian-born father), and engaged to the charismatic, upper-class Joe Sangster, whose formidable mother, Harriet, is a famous feminist. The gulf between families is vast. So, too, is... Continue Reading →

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