Staff Review – Circe by Madeline Miller

I have always been a fan of Greek mythology. It all stems back to Disney's "Hercules" - my favourite Disney movie filled with Greek gods, fantastic music and Danny DeVito. Since watching this movie as a child, my fascination for Greek mythology has never waivered. I read Madeline Miller's "A Song of Achilles" previously, and... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Nonfiction (November 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon - Kate Anderson Brower From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women, the first ever authorized biography of the most famous movie star of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Taylor. No celebrity rivals Elizabeth Taylor's... Continue Reading →

Staff Review: The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World by Oliver Milman

Milman details the frightening decline of insects in this book citing the UN assessment and other dire warnings that half a million insect species are under threat of extinction. Without intervention, moretracts of land will become biodiversity desserts and the whole chain of life will be disrupted and endangered, from the disappearance of insect-eating birds... Continue Reading →

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