Book picks as published in the August 1, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Dear Mrs. Bird : a novel
By A.J. Pierce
London, 1940. Emmeline Lake takes a job as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Mrs. Bird is very clear: letters containing any Unpleasantness must go straight in the bin. But when Emmy reads poignant notes from women, she secretly begins to write back to the readers who have poured out their troubles.
The Glitch : a novel
By Elizabeth Cohen
A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut–The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life.