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Secret Daughter

Posted on: May 26, 2016 at 4:32 pm, in

Secret Daughter   Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda interweaves the stories of Kavita and Somer, two mothers connected by one daughter.  When Somer, in America, realizes she cannot have a child of her own, she and her husband, Krishnan, decide to adopt. Kavita, having already lost one daughter in a country that favours boys, decides […]

Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms

Posted on: May 17, 2016 at 9:38 am, in

Horten’s Miraculous MechanismsBy Lissa Evans Stuart Horten is very short for his age – his name, S.Horten or shorten, is rather unfortunate.  When his family moves to another town at the beginning of the summer, Stuart is bored, has no friends, and is tormented by the triplets that live next door: April, May and June. […]


Posted on: May 16, 2016 at 12:57 pm, in

Passenger by Alexandra BrackenA new YA historical time-travel romance novel where said time travel occurs at the sound of orchestra music and the male protagonist is African-American and our first adventure back in time puts us on a pirate ship in 1776? Was this book written just for me?!Etta is a seventeen-year-old violin prodigy. She […]

To Rise Again At a Decent Hour

Posted on: May 12, 2016 at 8:10 pm, in

by Joshua Ferris Healthy teeth are much more important to one’s overall constitution than I ever gave them credit for. It all ties in, as I learned from reading Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour- not a dentistry textbook but an offbeat novel about a dentist who becomes the victim of an […]

As Dead as it Gets

Posted on: May 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm, in

As Dead as it getsBy Katie AlenderI’ll be completely honest I was waiting for the first book in this trilogy and I got tired of waiting so instead I decided to start at the end. Here at the library we often find ourselves unable to find the first book in a series and we don’t […]

Book of the Month: May – Carry On

Posted on: May 1, 2016 at 12:00 am, in

by Rainbow RowellSimon Snow is your average foster kid in England, shuttled from care home to care home during his summer holidays from Watford School of Magicks.  Did I say average?  Simon’s one of the most powerful mages in England.  Or he would be if only he could get his magic under control.  Usually when […]