Category Archives: Adult

  1. Review: The Au Pair by Emma Rous

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    March 25, 2019 by Zoë

    In The Au Pair by Emma Rous, on the same day Seraphine and her twin brother Danny were born, their mother committed suicide. When Seraphine discovers a photo from that very day, but with only one baby present, she begins to ask questions about their parents, their au pair, and what really happened on that day so many years ago.

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  2. Review: Love Marriage by V. V. Ganeshananthan

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    February 18, 2019 by Zoë

    When Yalini’s uncle comes to Toronto from Sri Lanka to die amongst family, she finds herself asking questions about her family’s history that she had not before. In Love Marriage by V. V. Ganeshananthan, Yalini watches her uncle die while unraveling the threads of the marriages in her family, teasing out secrets and untold stories.

  3. Review: Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder and James Lovegrove

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    February 11, 2019 by Zoë

    Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder and James Lovegrove is the first of these Firefly tie-in novels. In it, the crew, fresh off of a bad job from Badger, decide to take another bad job from Badger, because maybe this time it will go well. It doesn’t.

  4. Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

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    January 14, 2019 by Zoë

    When a Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton turns up at auction, it sparks a whirlwind of lawyers and trials and international outrage. In The Dinosaur Artist, Paige Williams records everything that led up to the auction of the dinosaur, delving deep into the life of Eric Prokopi, whose love of paleontology eventually led him to Mongolia and T. bataar.

  5. Review: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir

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    December 10, 2018 by Zoë

    In The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir, Essie has grown up in front of the camera, as the youngest child in the Hicks family, the stars of the reality show Six for Hicks.