Monthly Archives: September 2016

Librarian Recommended Graphic Novels: Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya is an immigrant, embarrassed by her family and her culture, she doesn’t like the way she looks or her body shape, and she doesn’t fit in at school. When she falls into an abandoned well one way while bunking … Continue reading

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Staff Pick – Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg : DVD

The DVD of David McVicar’s Glyndebourne production of Wagner’s evergreen favourite. With the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Glyndebourne Chorus. The town goldsmith announces that the winner of the Midsummer’s Day song contest will win his daughter, but must also … Continue reading

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Recommended YA Reads – The haters by Jesse Andrews

Corey and Wes are a couple of dork guys stranded at Jazz Camp for summer where they soon realise 1. the deep mediocrity of their own talents and 2. Jazz Camp is full of douches – apart from Ash – … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Reads – The last mile by David Baldacci

Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution–for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier–when he’s granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime. Amos Decker, newly hired on an … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Teen Reads: The Sidekicks by Will Kostakis

Isaac was the one common denominator that Ryan, Harley, and Miles had in common, and now he’s dead, leaving them individually and collectively messed up. Isaac was the cool and popular one, the others labelled sporty, nerdy, and rebellious, but … Continue reading

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