THE MOSQUITO, A HUMAN HISTORY OF OUR DEADLIEST PREDATOR, by Timothy C. Winegard, Allen Lane, Penguin Canada

A pioneering and ground-breaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity's fate Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British colonists in India and Africa? What does Starbucks … Continue reading THE MOSQUITO, A HUMAN HISTORY OF OUR DEADLIEST PREDATOR, by Timothy C. Winegard, Allen Lane, Penguin Canada

THE PLAGUE STONES, by James Brogden, Titan Books

From the critically acclaimed author of Hekla's Children comes a dark and haunting tale of our world and the next. Fleeing from a traumatic break-in, Londoners Paul and Tricia Feenan sell up to escape to the isolated Holiwell village where Tricia has inherited a property. Scattered throughout the settlement are centuries-old stones used during the … Continue reading THE PLAGUE STONES, by James Brogden, Titan Books

SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press