December Book Club Books

The GPL book clubs are reading the following books for December:

Afternoon Book Club
Thursday, December 18 at 2:00 pm
Pigs Can’t Swim by Helen Peppe

Evening Book Club
Wednesday, December 17 at 6:45 pm
Essays of E.B. White by E.B. White

New members always welcome!

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One more list…

One more “best of” list to add to the mix. Amazon Editors just came out with their favorite books for 2014!

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Best of the Year

The ‘best of” lists are starting to roll in for 2014. Check out the lists in Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly and find your next great read!

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November Book Club Books

The GPL book clubs are reading the following books for November:

Afternoon Book Club
Thursday, November 20 at 2:00 pm
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

Evening Book Club
Wednesday, November 19 at 6:45 pm
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

New members always welcome!

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Book Awards!

This is an exciting time of year for the publishing industry. Below are finalists and winners of some of the major book awards.

National Book Award Finalists (winners will be announced on November 19th)

Man Booker Prize Recipient 

Nobel Prize in Literature Recipient

And of course, the Maine Readers’ Choice Award! This year’s winner was Donna Tartt for her novel, The Goldfinch.

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Hauntings

Dghost2o you enjoy a good ol’ fashioned ghost story around this time of year? Something a little suspenseful but not too gory? Then try some of these books for Halloween-time…or any time you need a scare!

This House is Haunted by John Boyne
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
The Ghost Writer by John Harwood

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Our Apologies!

It seems that we have not written a post in a while. Things have been very busy at the library and we hope that you will accept our apologies!

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