Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how ...

The Saucer Club – A.J. Gallant

The forest has many eyes at night. A very special club is meeting tonight. After four boys decide to include Randy, an 11-year-old confined to a wheelchair, into their club, the adventure begins. The boys have discovered a mystical object, stuck on the side of a cliff miles away from their home. But their exploration of the ship takes a surprising turn when they realize that the saucer isn’t completely dormant. Fantasy, science fiction and larger-than-life adventure meet in A.J. Gallant’s The Saucer Club.

The Tragic Tale of William Papper – Mike Covell

During the cold winter of 1881 the Rising Sun, a fishing smack, sailed from Hull. The vessel was captained by Osmond Otto Brand, and on board was a fourteen year old fisherlad named William Papper. When the vessel returned in January 1882, poor William Papper’s parents waited on the dockside for their son, but the apprentice never returned. According to all on board, William was lost at sea. Eventually cracks began to show, crew members began to talk, and the whole terrifying truth was revealed. ...