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A God in Ruins

Posted on: May 31, 2015 at 10:00 am, in

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson I have loved every book that I have read by Kate Atkinson and A God in Ruins is no exception. Her latest work is the companion novel to Life After Life – which features Ursula Todd as she lives her life over and over again, trying to get things right.A […]

And Then There Were None

Posted on: May 22, 2015 at 9:07 pm, in

By Agatha ChristieAnd Then There Were None is one of our Book Club Favourites. As some of you already know I am a fan of a good mystery and this is a classic. I remember watching the movie when I was little and listening to the BBC radio version as a teen; so now I […]

The Selection

Posted on: May 17, 2015 at 10:00 am, in

By Kiera CassI’m not going to lie: I picked this book up based solely on the gorgeous cover. Turns out, I became so hooked on the story that I’m now a tiny bit obsessed with this series by Kiera Cass.In a newly formed nation called Illea, citizens are born into a strict caste system that rarely allows for […]

Safe As Houses

Posted on: May 14, 2015 at 2:11 pm, in

Safe As Houses   by Eric Walters How would you feel if you were home with a babysitter during a rainstorm when the city started to flood?  Would you be scared?  Would you wonder when your parents were getting home?  On October 15th, 1954, this is exactly what happens to David and Suzie and their babysitter, […]

Richmond, Child of the Fraser: 1979-1989

Posted on: May 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm, in

By Leslie J. RossI enjoy looking into the past, reading about times gone by, looking at pictures of historical events, I have spent time volunteering at both the City of Vancouver and the City of Richmond Archives, flipping through historical documents and scanning images. I especially love learning about places that I have lived. I […]

The False Prince

Posted on: May 8, 2015 at 1:35 pm, in

By Jennifer A. NielsenThis one was recommended to me by a young patron. She was so enthusiastic and told me that she had read the entire book in one night. I was intrigued by her excitement and so I snatched it off the shelves and I too read The False Prince in just one night! […]

Cat’s Cradle – The Golden Twine

Posted on: May 5, 2015 at 11:54 am, in

by Jo Rioux This graphic novel takes place in a fantastic world, where monsters cross over into human lands and it is up to the monster tamers to send them back. First in a series by Jo Riuox, the Golden Twine tells the story of Suri, a young girl with big dreams of becoming the […]

The 100

Posted on: May 2, 2015 at 3:07 pm, in

By Kass MorganI have been watching the T.V series connected to this novel from the first episode. I was excited when the library received the novel hoping to compare. I was very surprised to read and discover that while there are similarities there are even more differences. Character’s names and occupations are different and the […]

A Hole In My Heart

Posted on: May 2, 2015 at 10:30 am, in

A Hole In My Heartby Rie Charles     Set in North Vancouver in 1959, 12 year old Nora, who’s mother has recently passed, has moved from Penticton for her father’s work. Her two older sisters are also there as nurses in training. Nora feels isolated and neglected by her father, who is withdrawn and refuses to […]