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Library Corner for the week of December 13, 2021

The Library Holiday Hours are as follows:  Closed at 5:00 p.m. on December 23th; closed December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st, resuming regular Library hours on January 4th, 2022.


All We Left Behind by Danielle R Graham is as heartwarming as it is heartbreaking.  Vancouver 1941 – the war rages around the world is yet to be felt on Mayne Island.  Then Pearl Harbour sees a young couple forced into a internment camp.  Can a couple survive long enough to be reunited?


The Blue Moth is a new novel by Olivia Robinson.  Ingrid and Norah have an unconventional upbringing.  Growing up in a motel and raised by their mother and her partner, their lives are changed with the purchase of piano.



Tui T. Sutherland continues the Wings of Fire Series with The Poison Jungle and The Dangerous Gift.


Mrs. Kaputnik’s Pool Hall and Matzo Ball Emporium by Rona Arato tells the tale of two young men that move to New York’s Lower East Side from Russia with a pet dragon to find a better life.  Will they find their piece of the American dream?



Tinfoil Sky by Cyndi Sand-Eveland is a touching picture of a child torn between her need for a stable home and her love for her troubled mother.


Mayday by Karen Harrington is a character driven tale about a young man who survives a plane crash with his mother coming back from a funeral.  How much needs to be said when he loses his voice?


Frostblood is the first book in the Frostblood saga by Elly Blake.  Concealing her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class is seventeen-year-old Ruby. She is asked to help overthrow a bloodthirsty king and agrees to come out of hiding to train with the rebels.  In a world where flame and ice are mortal enemies, can her abilities save her?