Library Corner – Week of October 15, 2018

Updated 2018/10/10

There is still time to stop by the Library for some great Halloween ideas for costumes, treats, pumpkin carving, or just getting in the mood with a few of your favourite spooky story books.

Mark your calendars for Pyjama Storytime, being held this year on Thursday, November 15th.  Join us at the Library for a free evening for the whole family.  Further details to follow.

What’s New?

Plagued by strange events, TV star Marnie Davante witnesses an unnatural murder that makes her question her own sanity and turns to former military man-turned-PI Bryan McFadden for help in finding a killer who is far more sinister than an obsessed fan, in Fade to Black.

While investigating the gruesome murder of a young actress, who was drained of blood and cut in two, LAPD Detective Sophie Manning turns to a consultant for the FBI’s paranormal team when the high-profile case takes a paranormal turn, in Pale as Death, #24 and #25 respectively, in Heather Graham’s Krewe of Hunter series.

Can Meg Langslow identify the culprit who is vandalizing her grandmother’s Craft Center or the murderer responsible for the dead body that turned up at the Center, in time to save the center’s name — while helping her grandfather track down and rescue his beloved gulls from any number of environmentally irresponsible individuals, in Gone Gull by Donna Andrews?

Nancy Thayer, “the queen of beach books” returns to the shores of Nantucket in Secrets in Summer, a novel about one memorable summer when flirtations flourish, family dramas play out, and scandalous secrets surface.

Bailey, the canine narrator, offers an inside look at how a dog thinks, feels, and behaves, exploring the unique bond she has with her humans and the many benefits of owning a dog, in A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron.

Modern cowboy Tyler Steele must raise his son, Brodie, save his ranch and rebuild his life after his wife leaves him for being emotionally distant and ultimately learns that being a man means confronting your true weaknesses, in Thunder and Rain by inspirational author, Charles Martin.

The Throwaway Children by Diney Costeloe is the story of two sisters sent first to an English, then an Australian orphanage in the aftermath of World War 2.

Embarking on a rescue mission, Bounty Hunter Luke Jensen is fast on the trail of the Legion of Fire, a savage gang holding female hostages, including the marshal’s daughter.  Luke will stop at nothing to take them down one by one in a hail of bullets, in a novel by William W. Johnstone.

Non-fiction Titles

Bomb Girls – Trading Aprons for Ammo by Barbara Dickson, is an account of the women working in high-security, dangerous conditions making bombs in Toronto during the Second World War.

Sand Dance – three Canadians, including author Bruce Kirkby, cross Arabia’s Great Southern Desert by Camel. Theirs was the first camel crossing of the Empty Quarter in over fifty years.

First Time Cable KnittingStep-by-Step Basics Plus 2 Projects by Carri Hammett.

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