Once again, R and R, asked the staff about the books they are currently reading:
Pam Martin, Head of Programming, is reading “Maine” by J. Courtney Sullivan
“For the Kellehers, Maine is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and old Irish songs are sung around a piano. … As three generations of Kelleher women descend on the (family’s beachfornt) property one summer, each brings her own hopes and fears.” (from the publisher)
Sharon Long, Teen Services Librarian, is reading “The Last Little Blue Envelope” by Maureen Johnson
Ginny Blackstone thought that the biggest adventure of her life was behind her. She spent last summer traveling around Europe, following the tasks her aunt Peg laid out in a series of letters before she died. When someone stole Ginny’s backpack—and the last little blue envelope inside—she resigned herself to never knowing how it was supposed to end. (from the Publisher)
Ralph Guiteau, Media Supervisor, is reading “Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America’s Growing Conspiracist Underground” by Jonathan Kay
“America is awash with conspiracy theories, and the shared view of reality we once took for granted has been permanently shattered. Kay uses the 9/11 Truth movement as a springboard to examine this fragmented national mindset.” (Books a Million)
Neela Vass, Acquisitions Supervisor, is reading “Shantaram” by Gregory David Roberts
” …a vivid, entertaining tale of Lin, an ex-junkie and convicted robber who escapes from an Australian prison then hides in the most alien of places: the hot, filthy, decadent, seaside metropolis of Bombay. (from the Publisher)
Sue Ann Reale, Head of Children’s Services, is reading “Bury Your Dead” by Louise Penny
“Past and present collide in this astonishing novel, when Chief Inspector Armand Gamache must relive the terrible event of his own past before he can bury his dead.” (from the Publisher) Winner of the 2010 Agatha award for Best Novel.
Check back next Friday for another “5 Books We’re Reading Right Now”.
– posted by Sonia, Readers’ Services