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Alison’s Picks – December

  Seeing George by Cassandra Austin.  As a young woman, Violet met a man named George – except that he didn’t look like a man. He looked exactly like a dragon. And nobody but her saw him as a dragon. … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – November

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow  (junior fiction) by Jessica Townsend Return to the magical world of Nevermoor, where Morrigan Crow’s adventures continue. The most anticipated sequel of the year – a treat for all fans of magic. Morrigan may … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – November

    A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski. Those of us who read fiction know that a thoughtful novel can illuminate our own lives in gratifying ways. In this recent novel by Byrski, four women from different backgrounds gather … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – November

Best Read: Don’t Believe It by Charlie Donlea The Girl of Sugar Beach is about to become the most watched documentary in television history. The ten-part true-crime serial centers on the burning question: did Grace Sebold really murder her boyfriend, or … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – October

The Summer Without Men by Siri Hustvedt. It’s bracing to read a novel that deals with the lives of women respectfully, intelligently, and with compassion and sly humour. Nothing cosy or PC about her observations, either. Several narrative strands run … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – October

Best Read: A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner  A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away…. September 1911. On … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – October

1. Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak Bridge of Clay is about a boy who is caught in the current – of destroying everything he has, to become all he needs to be. He builds a bridge to save his … Continue reading

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