The Pink Carnation series by Lauren Willig

Reviewed by Chris (Library Staff)

Can’t get enough of 19th-century romantic spy thrillers like the Scarlet Pimpernel or the Purple Gentian? Meet 21st century modern researcher Eloise Kelly’s as she tries to unmask an obscure & elusive spy—The Pink Carnation. As she conducts her research, more and more questions occur. Like, how did the Pink Carnation save England from Napoleon? What happened to the Scarlet Pimpernel & the Purple Gentian? And can she possibly escape her own bad luck in the game of romance?

Located in Adult Fiction (FIC WILLIG)

Simpson’s Sheep Won’t Go To Sleep by Bruce Arant

Reviewed by Chris (Library Staff)

We discovered this bedtime story one night when my two granddaughters stayed for an overnight at Grandma’s. The story is adorable with a great read aloud flow to it. It was just perfect for two little girls that would rather stay up late and play with Grandpa.

Excerpt:
They need a drink, they want a snack,
They have to “go”! they like to yack,
The ground’s too hard, the grass is wet,
They’ll settle down, but not quite yet.

Located in Children’s Picture Books (E ARANT)

 

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