The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate-Discoveries from A Secret World
By Tim Flannery, Peter Wohlleben
This bestseller will amaze you with detailed information about the many ways trees communicate....and there is scientific data galore to satisfy the rational part of your brain.
This Must Be the Place: A novel
By Maggie O'Farrell
If you have never read Maggie O'Farrell you are in for a treat. She weaves a stunning tapestry of intersecting lives. A movie star turned hermit, but a hermit who slowly surrounds herself with sweet, lively, troubled souls whose thoughts and actions are anything but mundane.
The Wrong Side of Goodbye
By Michael Connelly
The details are perfect, the writing basic and believable. Harry Bosch will transport you somewhere else for a few hours.
By David Constantine
Life-Writer just made the New York Times' top 100 books of the year. David Constantine also wrote the short story from which the movie 45 Years was taken. Definitely a book to be savoured.
The English Teacher: A Novel
By Yiftach Reicher Atir, Philip Simpson
Yiftach Atir is a retired Israeli intelligence officer who writes like a poet about the double life of those trapped in the world of espionage.
I Am Not a Number
By Jenny Kay Dupuis, Kathy Kacer
Perhaps this book should be recommended reading in all schools so that Canadians can better understand the terrible ramifications of residential schools.