Library Corner – Week of January 1, 2018

Updated 2017/12/29

Family Fort Night!

January 25th, 2018 is Family Fort Night at the Library.  From 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Thursday evening, we are building forts in the Library.  Bring your blankets, pillow and flashlight.  Extra building supplies will be available.  The Library will provide snacks, stories and more!  There is no fee for participating and everyone is welcome.  For more information, contact the Library at (204)345-2653.

 

What’s New?

The fate of an innocent young girl is in the hands of protectors who embark on a dangerous quest to protect a once-peaceful world from dangerous creatures imprisoned behind an eroding magical barrier, in Bloodfire Quest (#2 Dark Legacy of Shannara) by Terry Brooks.

Christine, suffering from a rare form of amnesia where she cannot retain memories from day to day, starts seeing a new doctor who recommends she keep a journal, and her life starts getting scary when she sees she has written “Don’t Trust Ben,” the man who claims to be her husband, in Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson.

J.R. Ward gives us Lover Unbound and Lover Enshrined, #5 and #6 in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

Decades after a shattering confrontation that left her mother dead and her sister traumatized, a New York-based lawyer returns to her Atlanta hometown to help her father save the life of a young woman accused of a school shooting, in The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter.

Into the Savage Country by Shannon Burke finds young William Wyeth leaving St. Louis for a fur-trapping expedition in 1826 and unwittingly at the center of a deadly boundary dispute among Native American tribes, the British government, and American trapping brigades.

 

Young Adult Titles!

After his father dies, a son finds a diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in World War II, but he’s confused as to why his father was reading it, in The Emperor of Any Place by Governor General Award winning Canadian author Tim Wynne-Jones.

Soundless by Richelle Mead is a fantasy adventure steeped in Chinese folklore about a teenage girl named Fei. When danger suddenly strikes her village, Fei finds herself on a journey from the peak of her jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiguo, where a startling truth and an unlikely romance will change her life forever.

Paul doesn’t want to kill anyone. All he’s wanted through his teenage years is to have his first Outbreak, where he’ll leave his body to take the form of a tornado. In Mobley, Oklahoma, it’s a normal part of growing up. But just as his wish is granted, he learns that his ability can be used for an evil purpose–and that those in charge are watching him, in Outbreak (#3 Destroyers) by Holly Hook.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website www.lacdubonnetlibrary.ca.