Staff Top 5 Reads 2020

Denise: Chief Librarian

  1. Daisy Jones and the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  2. Trickster Drift, by Eden Robinson
  3. This Little Light, by Lori Lansens
  4. Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood, by Rose George
  5. Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre, by Max Brooks 

Chantelle: Deputy Chief Librarian

  1. Wolf Gone Wild, by Juliette Cross
  2. Get a Life Chloe Brown, by Talia Hibbert
  3. Witches of Brooklyn, by Sophie Escabasse
  4. Love Lettering, by Kate Clayborn
  5. Engagement and Espionage, by Penny Reid

Henri Etta: Amherst Branch

  1. Five Little Indians, by Michelle Good
  2. Ararat, by Christopher Golden
  3. Devolution, by Max Brooks
  4. Survivor Song, by Paul Tremblay
  5. Before She Was Found, by Heather Gudenkauf

Diana: Amherst Branch 

  1. By the Rivers of Brooklyn, by Trudy J Morgan-Cole
  2. The Last Man at the Inn, by R William Bennett
  3. Knocking on Heaven’s Door, by Katy Butler
  4. The Bread Maker, by Moira Leigh MacLeod
  5. The Hollows, by Jess Montgomery


Sammy: Amherst Branch 

  1. Tell Me You’re Sorry, by Kevin O’Brien
  2. Behind Closed Doors, by B.A. Paris
  3. That Night, by Chevy Stevens
  4. Delirium, by Lauren Oliver
  5. What She Knew, by Gilly MacMillan


Adam: Amherst Branch 

  1. Democracy in Canada : The disintegration of our institutions, by Donald Savoie
  2. The Attack on Nova Scotia’s Schools : The story behind 25 years of tumultuous change, by Grant Frost
  3. The state of the system : A reality check on Canada’s school, by Paul Bennett 
  4. Henry III : The rise to power and personal rule, by David Carpenter
  5. Sheffield Castle: archaeology, archives, regeneration, 1927–2018, by John Moreland and Dawn Hadley

Archan: Pugwash Branch

  1. All the Devils are Here, by Louise Penny
  2. Butterfly, by Yusra Mardini
  3. Infused: Adventures In Tea, by Henrietta Lovell
  4. Still Alice, by Lisa Genova
  5. Us Against You, by Frederik Backman

Mary: Pugwash Branch

  1. The Orphan Thief, by Glynis Peters
  2. The Pull of the Stars, by Emma Donaghue
  3. Son of a Critch: a Childish Newfoundland Memoir, by Mark Critch
  4. What Alice Forgot, by  Lianie Moriarty
  5. The Dead Zone, by Stephan King

Leslie: Advocate Branch

  1. The Winter Duke, by Claire Eliza Bartlett
  2. Circe, by Madeline Miller
  3. The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
  4. The Queen of Blood (And the rest of the Queens of Renthia series), by Sarah Beth Durst
  5. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick

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