Historical fiction sheds light on life during an earlier time. Generally, we think of historical fiction as a novel set at least 25 years in the past. Historical fiction that is about a real person is called biographical fiction. Some favorite historical fiction authors are Jennifer Chiaverini, Patrick O’Brian, Marie […]
Are you in the mood for something upbeat and optimistic? You might want to try a romance or a relationship novel. The two genres are similar, but in a romance, the love story is the main point of the story, while relationship fiction emphasizes the importance of people’s relationships: family, […]
We have just added some brand new titles to cloudLibrary – as well as popular older titles. CloudLibrary allows you to read ebooks or listen to audio books on your own device — Android or Apple phones or tablets. Here is the link to information on our website, if […]
by Dhonielle Clayton
Eleven-year-old Ella Durand is the first Conjuror to attend the Arcanum Training Institute, a magic school in the clouds where Marvellers from around the world practice their cultural arts.
The weather outside is…..frightful! So, you might be in the mood for some light-hearted reading. Here is a list of feel good fiction: books that are upbeat, heartwarming or funny. Some new titles as well as a few old favorites. Click on titles to check availability and request.
We asked Curtis staff: what are the books you most enjoyed in 2022? the books you find yourself recommending to family, friends, patrons…? Here are their answers. Click on title to check availability and request.