Library Corner for the week of September 27, 2021

Updated 2021/09/23

September is Library Membership Month.  Be sure to stop in and avail yourself of the incredible materials and various services that your local library provides.  We are open regular hours and the staff are always happy to assist you with your membership.

 

New Fiction

The Break-up Book Club sees four women from very different backgrounds navigate chapters of their lives in this heartwarming exploration of friendship by Wendy Wax.

 

In A Postcard from Paris by Alex Brown Annie wishes to put the spark back into her life.  When her neighbor inherits an abandoned Parisian apartment she goes to Paris. She discovers a bundle of secret diaries hidden within the walls, detailing the life of a young English woman who volunteered in 1916 to nurse the soldiers in the fields of France.

 

Terry Brooks concludes the Shannara saga with The Last Druid.  The defenders of the Four Lands must risk themselves to save their home, still reeling under the Skaar invasion.

 

Ballistic by Marko Kloos is the second in The Palladium Wars series.  There is a price to pay for having aligned with the wrong side. Aden needs to adopt a new identity while keeping his past well hidden. Now he’s finds himself aboard a merchant ship smuggling critical goods through very dangerous space.

 

Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth is new to our collection.  Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out and named The Chosen Ones by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity named The Dark One wreaking havoc across North America.

Kid Lit

The Doll by Nhung N. Tran-Davies tells the story of how a simple act of kindness serves to welcome two little girls, both of them refugees, to a new home.

 

The Bear’s Medicine is a new book by Sus Yoo.  A mother bear shares with her cubs how to be grateful for all they have in the natural world. The story shows the interconnectedness of all things in the world and how each season brings changes and blessings for the bears.

 

The Runaway Pea by Kjartan Poskitt is a silly and quirky tale about a rebellious pea’s adventures.  It shows what can happen when you take your eyes off your food.

 

Lucas at the Paralympics by Igor Plohl will introduce your child to the Paralympics where physically disabled world-class athletes show strength, determination, and courage.

Lucas and Eddie are two physically disabled friends.  They visit the Paralympics and cheer on physically challenged athletes as they compete in various sports.

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