Fall in Love With a New Book

It always seems that summer is over before it begins. As the leaves start to change colour and we usher in spooky season and sweater weather we are excited to announce our newest Featured Reading list! So break out the pumpkin spice latte and the cozy blankets and fall in love with a new book.

Featured Fiction

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Two friends – often in love, but never lovers – come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.

The Earthspinner by Anuradha Roy

From the critically acclaimed, Booker Prize-nominated author Anuradha Roy comes an incisive

and moving novel about the struggle for creative achievement in a world consumed by growing fanaticism and political upheaval. From the author of ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’ and ‘All the Lives We Never Lived.’

Featured Non-Fiction

The Last Resort: a Chronicle of Paradise, Profit, and Peril at the Beach by Sarah Stodola

A captivating exploration of beach resort culture–from its roots in fashionable society to its undervalued role in today’s world economy–as the travel industry approaches a climate reckoning.

A Song For Everyone: The Story of Creedence Clearwater Revival by John Lingan

[A] cultural history… –from Elvis to Altamont, Eisenhower to Watergate–seen through the eyes of four men who encapsulated them in song for all time, told by one of the rising figures in contemporary music writing.

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!