A large event is taking place at Brighouse library on Sunday December 10. For a quieter library experience, you may consider visiting the Ironwood, Cambie or Steveston libraries during this time or ask a staff member about our silent study areas.
The NestBy Kenneth Oppel Steve is a boy with deep anxiety, obsessive tendencies and nightmares. His very caring parents have tried to help him cope. But when they arrive home with Steve’s new baby brother, Theo, their attention becomes focused on the baby. Theo has many medical problems and may not survive. In the face […]
by Sarah Lynn Scheerger Gabi, a senior in high school, is an over-achiever. She volunteers, gets straight As, and has already submitted early action applications to her colleges of choice. Things are going according to plan, until a bomb scare at her school turns her life upside down. The cops are able to find the […]
Fuzzy Mud By Louis Sachar Tamaya attends Woodridge Academy, an exclusive private school. She’s a good student, has good behaviour, and would never do anything to break the rules. Tamaya has been walking to school with Marshall for several years, and both can be counted on to come straight home. But when Chad Hilligas starts […]
Boy, Snow, Birdby Helen Oyeyemi A modern-day fairy tale, Boy, Snow, Bird takes place in small town Massachusetts, 1953. Fleeing an abusive father, Boy Novak arrives in Flax Hill and adopts it as her home. She meets and marries Arturo Whitman and becomes a mother to his beautiful daughter, Snow. Snow’s goodness and beauty is […]
Things I know about LoveBy Kate Le VannI was looking to read a little something with some romance and this popped out at me from the shelf. I was intrigued because of the premise; a young woman travels half way across the world to visit her brother after she has won a battle with Leukaemia, […]
Me Before Youby Jojo MoyesI had heard the name Jojo Moyes buzzing around the book blogs in the past year or so, but I hadn’t read anything by her until now. Me before you is fantastic. Dealing with some very serious issues that make you think long after you’ve finished reading the book.Heart-wrenching, funny, thought […]