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The Measure by Nikki Erlick

How would you feel if you woke up tomorrow with a small wooden box containing a string the length of your life inside? Would you change the way you live your life or would you remain the same? In The Measure (2022) by Nikki Erlick, the entire world wakes up one day with identical boxes at their doorstep. Some open it while others ignore it.

Meet Our Readers' Advisory Team: Tricia

Join us each month as we interview a Readers' Advisor at WPL so you can get to know the team a little better! This month we are featuring Business & Career Specialist, Tricia! Read on to see what book Tricia is currently rereading, the mystery series she loves to recommend, and more. 

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

Almost 10 years

 

If you could have a conversation with a character from any book, who would you choose?

One-on-One Assistance

Get personalized assistance with your family tree, resume, tech needs, and more at the library!

 

Book a Techspert

Need assistance with navigating a new piece of tech equipment? Sometimes an extra set of eyes can make all the difference in troubleshooting an issue. Fill out our Book a Techspert Form and our Tech Center team will be in contact with you to set up an appointment.

 

The Lost Bookshop by Evie Woods

This lovely and magical story features three book lovers who become entwined with a lost bookshop that spans 19th and 20th century Ireland. Opaline attempts to break the barriers that aim to confine and subjugate women as she runs from a forced marriage; Martha is running from an abusive husband; and Henry is trying to find an elusive break into the book world.

A Short Walk Through a Wide World by Douglas Westerbeke

Meet Aubrey, a somewhat spoiled young girl living in Paris in the late 1800s, who one day comes down with a mysterious, life-threatening illness. She speedily discovers that if she keeps moving location, the illness disappears. And so, she begins her adventurous life of endless travelling around the globe, trying to outrun her unique disease.