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.
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.
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.’
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] 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!