December Events!

Come see us every Tuesday for Tavern Tuesdays, a Dungeons and Dragons night! All levels of experience are welcome! December 2nd  December 8th December 10th December 14th ELF Trivia – 7pm to 9pm – Teams of 2 to 6 December 18th  Christmas storytime with our resident Elves! 2pm to 3pm December 20th Closed from 4pm to

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Oryx & Crake

I fell into this trilogy by Margaret Atwood completely by accident. I was out with a friend who was in a rush. I wanted to browse but I was informed that there was no time for such shenanigans. So, I barrelled through the store, grabbing what I could. Oryx and Crake was one of those books. I’m

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Autumn Thoughts

Fall is traditionally a season where we seem to close in our ourselves. Leaves start to give us indications that they will soon change into their fall clothes, geese start thinking about flying to warmer climes, and those that began the slow exodus to summer retreats begin their journeys home. The nights get cooler, the

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The Sunne in Splendour

Written by the brilliant Sharon Kay Penman, the Sunne in Splendour is a must read for any fan of history. Most of us know Richard III as a hunchbacked tyrant who murdered his nephews, the infamous Princes in the Tower. Sharon paints a different picture.  We begin in 1459 with a young Richard living life

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Mama’s Going to Buy You a Mockingbird

I read this when I was 14. At the cottage in one day. Jeremy is not happy. Summer’s only begun but it’s already ruined. His friend is gone and he’s stuck with his Aunt Margery and his little sister, away from home, as his Dad is having an operation. When Jeremy’s family is finally reunited,

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies

Cyril Avery doesn’t belong. Adopted into the Avery family after his mom, an unwed 16-year-old, gave him to a passing Nun, he has been told his entire life that his family will never love him. He will never belong.  Cyril also realizes, quite early on, that he is gay. He knows this is both something

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