Summer is here and we are excited to announce our newest Featured Reads list. Whether you’re enjoying some backyard reading, heading on vacation or taking a trip to the beach, we’ve got a book to help you make the most of your summer relaxation.
Last Call at the Nightingale by Katherine Schellman
Last Call at the Nightingale beckons readers into a darkly glamorous speakeasy where music, liquor, and secrets flow. At The Nightingale, Vivian forgets the dangers of Prohibition-era New York and finds a place that feels like home. But then she discovers a body behind the club, and those dangers come knocking.
The story of two friends, raised in the same orphanage, whose loyalty is put to the ultimate test when they meet years later at a controversial institution–one as an employee, the other, an inmate. This gripping page-turner will have readers on the edge of their seats right up to the stunning last page…asking themselves, “Did this really happen here?”
Downtown Shabby by Hopwood DePree
HGTV meets Downton Abbey! A ready-for-TV story–with charm and humor in abundance–about a Los Angeles producer who moves to England to save his ancestral castle from ruin.
Woman, Watching by Merilyn Simonds
A dedicated birder, Simonds brings her own songbird experiences from Canadian nesting grounds and Mexican wintering grounds to this deeply researched, engaging portrait of a uniquely fascinating woman.
The titles above are just a sneak peek! We’ve curated a list of 12 new fiction and 12 new non-fiction books that we think you will love. Many of these titles come in physical copy, ebook and audiobook formats. Browse the full list at wpl.ca/FeaturedReads and start placing your holds today!