Saturday, April 28, 2018

Reading - After Dark

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

A sleek, gripping novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the spooky hours between midnight and dawn, by an internationally renowned literary phenomenon.

Reading - Violet and the Smugglers

Violet and the Smugglers by Harriet Whitehorn

A Junior Fiction

Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making...

Uncle Johnny has invited Violet and her friends to spend the summer with him on a sailing adventure around Europe and Violet couldn't be more excited! But when she suspects that the captain of a boat nearby might be up to no good, Violet needs to put her detective skills into action...Could he be the head of a smuggling ring?

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Reading - The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?

Reading - Tom Gates : Top of the Class (Nearly)

Tom Gates : Top of the Class (Nearly) by L. Pichon

A Junior Fiction

What are Tom's tips for being top of the class ?

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Reading - Shrinking Violet is Totally Famous

Shrinking Violet is Totally Famous by Lou Kuenzler

A Junior Fiction

Violet Potts is excited.  Celebrity stuntwoman Stella Lightfoot is in town.  Maybe Violet could actually meet her?  Then Violet shrinks .... and ends up at Stella's television shoot!  Being tiny on set can be scary, but Violet might just get to be a little bit famous, too.  Sometimes being mini is magnificent!