Summer Reads

An ever-increasing list of books that we think are perfect to take on a vacation or even a “stay-cation”. However, these are great to read any time of the year!

The Oxford Widows Murder Club by Bruce Graham

The Oxford Widows Murder Club is about secrets and what happens when they are and aren’t revealed. How did Earl,…

3 weeks ago

State of Terror, by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

Though State of Terror revolves around a different cast of characters, and different settings, than most of Penny’s other books,…

2 months ago

Everything Turns Away by Michelle Berry

In this tautly written domestic thriller set in Toronto, Michelle Berry weaves together the story of two couples whose lives…

2 months ago

Mad Honey by Katie Welch

Mad Honey immerses the reader in a search for truth bounded by the everyday magic of beekeeping, family and finding…

3 months ago

Land of the Rock: Talamn an Carraig by Heather Nowlan

The speaker in the poems that form Land of the Rock: Talamh an Carraig travels through Newfoundland and Ireland looking…

3 months ago

The Apothecary’s Garden by Jeanette Lynes

If you’re looking for romance and whimsy and magic, look no further than Jeanette Lyne’s newest novel. The Apothecary’s Garden…

3 months ago

Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Natalie Jenner, the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society, returns with a compelling and heartwarming story of post-war…

4 months ago

The Sisters Sputnik: A Novel, by Terri Favro

Ingenious, smoothly written, and funny, at times bitingly so, Terri Favro's The Sisters Sputnik is well worth a read.

5 months ago

The Santa Rosa Trilogy by Wendy McGrath

These three novellas (published by NeWest Press), that make up the Santa Rose Trilogy, are beautiful in every way; to look…

5 months ago

The Barrens: A Novel of Love and Death in the Canadian Arctic by Kurt Johnson and Ellie Johnson

This riveting debut is at once a white-water adventure, coming-of-age novel, and tale of tragic love—and an extraordinary father-daughter collaboration.

5 months ago

Lyme Disease in Canada by Brian Owens

Author Brian Owens looks at the conflicts that exist in recognizing, diagnosing and treating Lyme disease, and the failed human…

1 year ago

The Last Time I Saw Her by Alexandra Harrington

In The Last Time I Saw Her, friends and family are pitted against each other after a tragic accident leaves…

1 year ago

Supermarket Baby by Susan Flanagan

Who would have thought that a single dose of "cold and sinus" medication and a quick trip to the supermarket…

1 year ago

Dark August by Katie Tallo

At the beginning of Dark August, 20-year-old Augusta “Gus” Monet learns that her great-grandmother Rose has died. The death of…

2 years ago

Summer Feet by Sheree Fitch, Pictures by Carolyn Fisher

Wherever you are this summer of 2020, with COVID swirling around and many needing comfort, what better than to pick…

2 years ago

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