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March 2024 Staff Picks


March 2024 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2024/02/23

David’s Pick – I Must Be Dreaming by Roz Chast Many people have kept a dream journal, but no one does it quite like Roz Chast. This is a hilarious,


January 2024 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2024/01/06

David’s Pick – Roaming by Jillian & Mariko Tamaki Two college-age cousins meet in New York City for a reunion. But one of them has brought along a new friend,


November 2023 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2023/11/09

Alan’s Pick: Absolute Friends by John le Carré John le Carre’s spy novels are well known page turners…this one follows the unlikely friendship of two agents, who are apparently working


July 2023 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2023/07/27

David’s Pick : The Guest by Emma Cline This book is a non-stop wild ride through five days in the life of a woman coming to the end of her


April 2023 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2023/05/05

Brenda’s Pick :Ten steps to Nanette: a memoir situation by Hannah Gadsby Whether or not you have viewed “Nanette” on Netflix, Hannah’s book will fill you in on her life


January 2023 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2023/01/27

David’s Pick: Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton An astonishing graphic memoir of Beaton’s time working in the Canadian Tar Sands in the early 2000s, which


October 2022 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2022/10/18

Brenda’s Pick: Ride the rising wind: one woman’s journey across Canada by Barbara Bradbury Kingscote The author of this book died in 2019 at the age of 91. The journey


July 2022 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2022/07/15

David’s Pick: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz This lovely duo of books tells the story of angry loner Aristotle and mellow bookworm


May 2022 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2022/05/21

Brenda’s Pick: Between two kingdoms: a memoir of a life interrupted by Suleika Jaouad   Suleika Jaouad’s memoir has two parts: her life in the first “kingdom” was when she


March 2022 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2022/03/10

Brenda’s Pick: A little chaos DVD co-written, directed and starring Alan Rickman A little chaos” is a charming story set during the time of King Louis XIV and the building