Good Reading : June 2017
READING Michael Vella Senior Library Assistant Orange City Library ■ What are you reading? Unearthly Neighbors by Chad Oliver. ■ Why did you choose this book? I first read it when I was about 14 and thought it was time to rediscover it. ■ What’s it about? It’s an anthropological science-fiction novel about a survey team that is attacked by the natives in an alien world. The team leader attempts to make contact. a sur ■ Are you enjoying it? Yes, it’s full of ideas and is enjoyable to read. Jasmine Vidler Reading and Writing Coordinator Orange City Library 0 ■ What are you reading? The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa. ■ Why this book? We’re reading this book for our Pageturners ■ What’s it about? A ship that offers safe passage for Jews to Havana, Cuba, on the eve of World War II. ■ Are you enjoying it? Very much. It jumps from the present day back to the war years and interweaves two intriguing stories. It’s all the more special because it’s based on real events. Sean Brady Orange City Librarian Orange City Library ■ What are you reading? Napoleon: A life by Andrew Roberts ■ Why did you choose that book? It was suggested by a friend who shares an interest in the Napoleonic era and war gaming. What’s it about? A biography of Napoleon. Are you enjoying it? Very much so. It’s well written, engaging and, by all accounts, is an accurate biography. GOOD READING JUNE 2017 21 READERS’ LIFE 1 Book Discussion Group. We chose it because it has an international flavour.