The following are the latest books to be added to the Fish Hoek Library shelves:
A significant work in that it, not only illuminates the darkest corners of animal research but also in showing the depth of human-animal relationships. This will draw both confirmed and new devotees of Gruen’s fiction. A perfectly plotted good read.
Wild is Cheryl Strayed’s first-person memoir of her 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to the border with Washington State, and contains flashbacks to prior life occurrences that led her to begin her journey of self-discovery.
Hilary Mantel Bring up the Bodies
She won her first Booker Prize for the 2009 novel, Wolf Hall, about Thomas Cromwell’s rise to power in the court of Henry VIII. And her second Booker Prize for this, the second installment of the Thomas Cromwell Trilogy. Making her the first woman to receive the award twice. The Mirror and the Light is the title of the Thomas Cromwell Trilogy’s final installment.
Ian Rankin Standing in another Man’s Grave
The 18th Inspector Rebus novel in the Tartan Noir genre.
Catherynne M. Valente
The girl who fell beneath Fairyland and led the Revels there, is the long-awaited sequel to Cat Valente’s debut novel The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a ship of her own making, and it delivers on all the promise of that book, which is one of the strongest fantasy novels for young readers.
In Havisham, Ronald Frame has taken inspiration from the Charles Dickens’s classic novel Great Expectations and has recreated the supposed life of the ill-fated spinster Catherine Havisham.
A woman at the end of her life, a man unable to restart his, and a history of guilty secrets and things left unsaid—this is apowerful,moving novel of love, loss, and family.
Other new and notable books in stock:
Rachel Joyce The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Barbara Delinsky Suddenly
Sarah Butler Ten things I’ve learnt about love
Deon Meyer 7 days
Marita van der Vyver Forget-me-not blues
Alexander McCall Smith Unusual uses for olive oil
Danielle Steel The sins of the mother
Maeve Binchy A week in winter
Jane Borodale The knot
Zadie Smith NW
Rebecca Shaw Village gossip
Claire Robertson Spiral house
Kevin Brunette Squash with the pros (with Rodney Durbach)
Martina Cole The life
Josephine Cox Three letters
Mike Lundy Best walks in the Cape Peninsula 8th ed.
Fay Weldon Habits of the house
Tom Wolfe Back to blood
William P. Young Cross roads
New computer books on:-
Android, iPhones, Tablets
Java and C++