Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Adult Book Group Travels to India in October

The Adult Book Group will be travelling to India for its October meeting.  Members can read any fiction or non-fiction book which features the country of India.  Join us for some lively discussion on books and travel.

The Adult Book Group will meet Thursday October 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Fleming (Beamsville) Library. New members are always welcome.

For more information, contact Jill at 905-563-7014.

Monday, September 16, 2013

2013 Giller Prize Long List

The longlist for the 20th anniversary of the Scotiabank Giller Prize is:
  • Dennis Bock for his novel Going Home Again, published by HarperCollins Canada
  • Joseph Boyden for his novel The Orenda, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada
  • Lynn Coady for her short story collection Hellgoing, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Craig Davidson for his novel Cataract City, published by Doubleday Canada
  • Elisabeth De Mariaffi for her short story collection How To Get Along With Women, published by Invisible Publishing
  • David Gilmour for his novel Extraordinary, published by Patrick Crean Editions
  • Wayne Grady for his novel Emancipation Day, published by Doubleday Canada
  • Louis Hamelin for his novel October 1970, translated by Wayne Grady and published by House of Anansi Press   
  • Wayne Johnston for his novel The Son of a Certain Woman, published by Knopf Canada
  • Claire Messud for her novel The Woman Upstairs, published by Knopf Canada
  • Lisa Moore for her novel Caught, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Dan Vyleta for his novel The Crooked Maid, published by HarperCollins Canada
  • Michael Winter for his novel Minister Without Portfolio, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September Top Ten

Top Ten Adult Books

And the Mountains Echoed by Klaled Hosseini
Inferno by Dan Brown
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penney
The Cuckoos Calling by Robert Galbraith
Never Go Back by Lee Child

Mistress by James Patterson

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver

 Top Ten Adult DVDs

Safe Haven
Downton Abbey Season 3
The Host
Dead Man Down
The Hobbit, an Unexpected Journey
George Gently Series 5
Life of Pi