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Friday Fresh Picks

Here's a compilation of our "Fresh Picks" that we've posted to Facebook. Newly ordered books, audiobooks, and other items that we're excited about -- and want our patrons to know about too!
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The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen -- for teens: Ah, summer romance... Also available as an e-book.


The Moon and More - Greater Victoria Public Library

Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan by R.A. Spratt -- "She will feed you as much chocolate as you want -- she's the perfect nanny!" Catch up with Nanny Piggins in her latest adventure. The marvelous Dan Santat illustrates.


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Ted Grant: Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism by Thelma Fayle -- Widely regarded as Canada's greatest living photojournalist, and he lives in Victoria, to boot!


Ted Grant | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

My Mother Goose: A Collection of Favorite Rhymes, Songs, and Concepts by David McPhail -- Friday Fresh Pick: "Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye..." What's your favourite nursery rhyme? Every household needs a Mother Goose collection - David McPhail's delightful new book is perfect for sharing with your little ones.


My Mother Goose | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

Dead Interviews: Ian Rankin on Conan Doyle, Douglas Coupland on Andy Warhol, Rebecca Miller on the Marquis de Sade: check out Dead Interviews: Living Writers Meet Dead Icons, where live writers get serious (or silly) with the literary departed


Dead Interviews | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

Diversity | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

The Crane Wife | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

The Moth -- Are you a Moth enthusiast (that's Moth with a capital M)? As heard on porches & public radio, The Moth Radio Hour has just published 50 of its fave stories in print. You'll recognize some of the storytellers, others you won't. But guaranteed you'll be amused, surprised, moved by all of them.

The Moth | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons

Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa -- Fog-tober is the perfect month to indulge in creepy, sinister reads. "Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales," Yoko Ogawa's collection of interwoven stories, is sure to haunt you beyond the last page. She's not been called the "Japanese master of dread" for nothing.


Revenge | Greater Victoria Public Library | BiblioCommons