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Where Are You Going Baby Lincoln?

Posted on: October 20, 2016 at 9:10 pm, in

Where Are You Going Baby Lincoln?By Kate DiCamillo In the third installment in the Tales from Deckawoo Drive series, Baby Lincoln is feeling stifled by her older sister Eugenia.  Having been bossed around by the rule-bound Eugenia all her life, Baby Lincoln decides she must go on a “necessary journey”, although she does not know […]


Posted on: October 17, 2016 at 4:26 pm, in

ShadowshaperBy Daniel Jose OlderHere is an urban fantasy set in the magical city of Brooklyn. Shadowshaper follows artist Sierra Santiago during a summer of discovery. Sierra’s family has been keeping a secret from her but with the help of her friends she will find out what a special soul she truly is. Sierra and her […]

Fifteen Dogs

Posted on: October 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm, in

Fifteen Dogs  by André Alexis  I was first intrigued by this book when I saw it on the Globe and Mail’s “Best Books of 2015” list, because it involved two things I really like to read about:  dogs and mythology.  Fifteen Dogs: An Apologue, by André Alexis, opens with two of Zeus’ sons, Hermes and […]

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Posted on: October 12, 2016 at 5:11 pm, in

the particular sadness of lemon cake For nine year old Rose, having her mother bake her favourite lemon cake for her birthday is a real treat, until the day she bites into it and can feel all of her mother’s despair and sadness in the otherwise tasty morsel. At first confused, Rose has trouble grasping […]

The Blackthorn Key

Posted on: October 5, 2016 at 10:07 am, in

by Kevin SandsIt’s 1665 in London, England. Christopher Rowe is an apothecary’s apprentice. His master, Benedict Blackthorn – a well-respected, if slightly absentminded, apothecary, is teaching Christopher all about combining ingredients to create powerful medicines, as well as codes and puzzles that help to keep recipes for said medicines a secret.  Suddenly apothecaries all over […]

Book of the Month – Happily Ever After

Posted on: October 2, 2016 at 3:25 pm, in

By Kiera Cass  Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass is a relative of the Selection Series. While this book is not part of the chronological selection stories, it does offer a behind the scenes look at some of the more prominent characters in the main series. Before picking up this book, you need to be […]