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What We're Reading, end of August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our Other New Colleague Deborah Makes Her First Appearance. Simone: The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes and Herzog by Saul Bellow. Deborah: I just finished I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest and went straight for another Young Adult title. I am currently …

What We're Reading August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our New Colleague Daniele Makes His First Appearance. Tiemen: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. Immensely fun space opera that doesn’t, for once, revolve around massive space battles and explosions. Lynn:  Lila by …

Armada - Ernest Cline

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Don’t Want Purple Or Pink On Our Covers Maarten: Just finished Het behouden huis by W. F. Hermans (in this beautifully published Literaire Pocket/Bezige Bij edition, designed by K. Beunis), Het Nutteloze Kennisparadijs by Martin van Neck, and Albertus …

Sketcher - Roland Watson-Grant

Staff Review: Sketcher – Roland Watson-Grant

Reviewed by Nyjolene This book is amazing, and that’s an understatement. I picked it up on a whim, didn’t read the back, had no clue who the author was, so all I went on was the cover. A crafty-looking kid …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …