The Night of Many Endings is set in an old library in a small Colorado town and includes an ambitious collection of substantial themes and a hopeful ending.
The Night of Many Endings by Melissa Payne
Genre/Categories/Settings: Contemporary Fiction, Colorado, Drug Addiction, Public Library
Welcome to #ThrowBackThursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of a backlist title. Today, I’m sharing a story of one memorable library experience, The Night of Many Endings by Melissa Payne.
I’m linking up with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #ThrowbackThursday.
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Nora Martinez is a kind and compassionate librarian in the small Colorado community of Silver Ridge. Nora has a heart for the homeless population and after work she can be found delivering blankets, coats, and food to those sleeping on city benches. She welcomes the homeless into the library to use the restroom, treats them compassionately, believes in second chances, and tries to learn their names. Nora finds great comfort herself working in the library, and it becomes her home away from home. One reason she works tirelessly on behalf of the homeless is the concern she has for her brother who is living on the streets and is addicted to drugs. If she can’t help him, maybe she can help others. One night, a blizzard hits the small town and Nora and four others are stranded in the library overnight. As the storm rages outside, Nora and the patrons struggle to keep warm and begin to share their personal stories.
Do you love books about books and librarians/libraries? Do you think a library would be a good place to ride out a storm?
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