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Top 5 Rainy Day Reads

Everyone has favorite reads for when they are stuck inside due to weather, but on rainy days one may need a little more of a pick up. Listed below you will find our selection of rainy day reads for all ages. All of these titles can be located on out biblio page via the link on our shop page.

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

By Adam Gidwitz

This book follows the adventures of three children with odd talents (healing, strength, & prophesy) and their undead greyhound as they travel across medieval France on a pilgrimage. Along the way they fight demons, giants and the army. Told in the manner of the Canterbury Tales .

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

Christopher John Francis Boone is a 15-year-old boy who has behavioural problems. One day, the boy discovers the dead body of the neighbour’s dog, Wellington, speared by a garden fork. Mrs. Shears, the dog’s owner, calls the police, and Christopher comes under suspicion. He is arrested, then released with a police caution. He decides to investigate the dog’s death. Throughout his adventures, Christopher records his experiences in a book

Arsenic and Old Books

by Miranda James

In Athena, Mississippi, librarian Charlie Harris is known for his good nature and for his Maine coon cat Diesel that he walks on a leash. Charlie returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but taking the plunge into a recent acquisition will have him in over his head

The Game

by Diana Wynne Jones

Hayley s parents disappeared when she was a baby. Since then, she has been raised and homeschooled by her grandparents. Grandad is overworked and travels a lot; Grandma is much too strict & never lets her meet any children her own age. Suddenly they pack her off to her aunts in Ireland. To Hayley s shock, her family is much bigger than she thought; to her delight, the children all play what they call the game, where they visit a place called the mythosphere. And while she plays the game, Hayley learns more about her own place in the world than she had ever expected.

Love, Lies & Hocus Pocus

by Lydia Sherrer

Wizard Lily Singer is kept busy managing library archives, studying magic, and trying to keep her witch friend Sebastian from dragging her into trouble. Unfortunately, he loves adventure even more than she loves being left alone. She doesn’t want to investigate a malignant spell in a haunted house, but Sebastian is promising rare books as the reward. Strangling her friend, as satisfying as it would be, won’t fix her problems. If she wants answers, and to not miss tea, she had best find the right spell for the job–before everything goes to hell, and takes them all with it.