My Wish List by Gregoire Delacourt

At the library recommendations on what to read come from both staff and patrons. Frequently they are variations on the theme of what is currently trendy, with only the occasional unexpected gem. “My Wish List” by Gregorie Delacourt, and translated into English by Anthea Bell, falls into the latter category. Reading the novel, which has... 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 →

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho

This is one of those inspirational gems that you carry with you long after the story has ended. Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy, sets out on a journey in search of a treasure he has been told awaits him at the Pyramids of Egypt.  A treasure of worldly goods, Santiago knows not what it contains,... Continue Reading →

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