As winter’s chilly embrace settles in, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a warm blanket and a captivating book. In this season of introspection and cozy nights, literature becomes a gateway to other worlds, offering comfort and adventure from the comfort of your home. This month, our reading spotlight shines on two enthralling novels: “The Lost Bookshop” and “Prophet Song.” Each book is a treasure trove of suspense and adventure, promising to whisk you away on journeys filled with intrigue and excitement. Dive into these captivating reads and prepare to be immersed in the thrilling worlds they unfold. Visit there site here, www.sno-isle.org/mill-creek
The Lost Bookshop, by Woods, Evie
The Echo of Old Books meets The Lost Apothecary in this evocative and charming novel full of mystery and secrets. For too long, Opaline, Martha and Henry have been the side characters in their own lives. But when a vanishing bookshop casts its spell, these three unsuspecting strangers will discover that their own stories are every bit as extraordinary as the ones found in the pages of their beloved books.
Prophet Song, by Lynch, Paul
LONG LISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2023
On a dark, wet evening in Dublin, scientist and mother-of-four Eilish Stack answers her front door to find two officers from Ireland’s newly formed secret police on her step. They have arrived to interrogate her husband, a trade unionist. Ireland is falling apart, caught in the grip of a government turning towards tyranny. As the life she knows and the ones she loves disappear before her eyes, Eilish must contend with the dystopian logic of her new, unraveling country. How far will she go to save her family? And what–or who–is she willing to leave behind? Exhilarating, terrifying and surprisingly intimate, Prophet Song offers a shocking vision of a country at war and a deeply human portrait of a mother’s fight to hold her family together.
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