Tired of gardening, or hiding out from the rain? Drop by the Barriere Library and check out some of the new titles they have in stock. Then curl up in your favourite chair at home, or stretch out on a lawn chair and start reading.
The Road to Grace, by Richard Paul Evans – Reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, has left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he is walking from Seattle to Key West, the farthest destination on his map.
The Wind Through the Keyhole, by Stephen King – In this book, the author returns to the rich landscape of Mid-World. Roland Deschain and his ka-tet—Jake, Susannah, Eddie, and Oy, the billy-bumbler—encounter a ferocious storm just after crossing the River Whye on their way to the Outer Baronies. As they shelter from the howling gale, Roland tells his friends not just one strange story but two . . . and in so doing, casts new light on his own troubled past.
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, a non-fiction title by Anna Quindlen – In this irresistible memoir, Anna Quindlen writes about looking back and ahead—and celebrating it all—as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, and more.