Have you read The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides? This debut novel is a twisty psychological thriller that has been on the New York Times Bestsellers List for a *long* time. If you’re waiting to get your hands on a copy, or you are looking for something similar, we’ve put together a list of books we think you might enjoy. Each of these books can be found through the Library on OverDrive.
Did you know that some authors write under a pseudonym, or false name, and sometimes more than one? Maybe your favourite author does too! Take a look at our list of four authors who write under a pseudonym; maybe it will help you find some hidden gems…
One of the best ways to keep up with local foods and specialties is through books. Louise loves coming across a description of a lovely lunch and the mouth-watering ingredients that go into making a meal. Here are a few books that you can pair beautifully with a dish for your book club, lunch, or just because they delight the senses!
In 2019 Netflix released the docudrama series, The Last Czars, about Nicholas II and Alexandra and their family. Nicholas II and Alexandra, as well as their five children, were the last family of Romanov czars, a dynasty which ruled Russia since 1613. The entire family was executed by revolutionary soldiers in 1918. The lives and brutal end of the Romanovs has been a source of fascination in the century since. Especially intriguing is the mystery surrounding the possible survival of one of the daughters, that of Anastasia. If you would like to learn more about the Romanovs, here are a number of titles, both fiction and non-fiction, that are available through the Library. Please note: while holds on physical items are deactivated, you can place titles on your 'For Later' shelf.
We asked ourselves the same question, and the reality was... it's harder than expected! As we threw out a batch of cookies that were completely soft on the underside, the wise words of Mary Berry came to mind: “No soggy bottoms!" We hope that the following list of cookbooks will help you in your baking journeys, and help to prevent dreaded soggy pastry. The best part? All of these cookbooks are available through on OverDrive through our E-library.
Through biographies, we can get to know our favourite musicians a little better, and connect to their music in vibrant new ways. These digital titles are available on OverDrive. Listening to music has never been easier. We can hear the songs we love on the radio, on YouTube, on o
The Scottish countryside—with hidden-away glens, dramatic seascapes, and castles—lends itself beautifully to stories of murder and mayhem. Here, Louise shares some suggestions.
Have you read Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng? It’s the book everyone seems to be talking about. Here, we use Novelist to give Little Fires-lovers some additional reading recommendations.