Hey Book Lover, What’s Your Sign?

April 21, 2021

Every month we share picks based on your Horoscope!

Thanks to the amazing team at the Sooke branch for researching this each month!


Hey all you Aries, dive towards these great reads. You know it, but we’re saying, it’s all about balancing the head and the heart.  

Future: Your life path : life mapping tools to help you follow your heart and live your dreams, now! / Dr. Linda K. Watts | Aries, this book might just help you with planning your dreams and this is the year to do it.

Love: The Heart Principle by Hoang, Helen. | This is a great your for romance and this book let’s you know “how wrong you can be about someone, and how right they can be for you.”

Fortune:  Conscious luck: eight secrets to intentionally change your fortune / Gay Hendricks and Carol Kline | This isn’t a year to let changes just happen! Take control.

Lucky Number: the 24th is a great day for you… so your lucky number is 24​.


The pandemic’s had us all feeling like we’ve been swimming upstream for ages. Find some calm water and nibble these delectable  treats for your eyes and mind. We know you’ll be hooked!    

Future: Eat like a fish : my adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer / Bren Smith | You will be in your element (water!) learning about ocean farming as the future of sustainable food practices. ​

Fortune: Reader, I Married Him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre / edited by Tracy Chevalier​ | This collection of short stories all inspired by the famous line in Jane Eyre will appeal to your underlying romantic nature.

Love: To build a fire​ / Chabouté ; translation by Laura Waters | Your artistic eye will delight in this graphic novel’s take on Jack London’s famous short story about braving an inhospitable landscape in search of fortune.

Lucky Number: Your lucky number today is three.


Hey all you Aquariuses, we’re flooding you with great titles to whet your reading appetites. Pour yourself a tall glass of H2O and take some well deserved time for you. Go on, immerse yourself.     

Future:  Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck & Fortune / Roselle Lim | Like main character, Natalie Tan, you too will come to know the power of your determination as you transform spaces of your life to pave new paths.

Fortune: I Almost Forgot About You / Terry McMillan |  It’s never too late to switch things up in your life. Feel confident that your heart will lead you to exciting journeys ahead!

Love:  A Long Petal of the Sea / Isabel Allende; translations by Nick Caistor & Amanda Hopkinson |  Remind yourself of the growth you and your partner have had throughout the years. There is a sense of familiarity ingrained in your experience together.

Lucky Number: Your lucky number today is nine.


Capricorns, have we goat some great titles for you! Read well, all you bleating hearts out there…

Future:  Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food/ Megan Kimble | After major change, it can be beneficial to examine the accepted foundations of our lives to learn the relationship between the basic elements of our lives.

Fortune: Goat: Cooking and Eating / James Whetlor | The world can be a scary place – this is probably a good month to stay at home.

Love: So Say We All : the Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Battlestar Galactica / Mark A. Altman | Sometimes our relationships disappoint us – reinvention can reinvigorate you as you move on to bigger and better things!

Lucky Number: Your lucky number today is 48


Sagittarius don’t fret on the past, just build momentum moving forward.

Future:  You are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth / Jen Sincero  |   Your growing confidence will help you harness the tools you need to be a money magician in the business world, your career and personal finances.

Fortune: The Home Edit Life: The No-Guilt Guide to Owning What You Want and Organizing Everything / Clea Shearer & Joanna Teplin  |   Organizing your physical space will leave room for greater mental clarity!

Love: One Day in December / Josie Silver |  Life has a way of continuously leading people back to each other.

Lucky Number: Your lucky number today is 6.


Scorpio there may be good times ahead for you–financially speaking.

Future: The Starr Sting Scale / C. S. O’Cinneide | Things might get a little rough, but hopefully we will end the month slightly better than we began

Fortune: Wicked bugs: the louse that conquered Napoleon’s army & other diabolical insects / Amy Stewart | Small actions can have big impacts – pay attention and it might pay dividends

Love: The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant / Kayte Nunn | Discovering tender letters can recontextualize the stories we tell ourselves about love

Lucky Number: Your lucky number is 1960.


Libras, it’s all about giving those around you a second chance.

Future: Gardening Vertically: 24 ideas for creating your own green walls/ Noemie Vialard and Melanie Vialard| Finding ways to make this month more green will give hope for a sustainable future.

Fortune: Life in Balance / Donna Hay | Proceed carefully and work with what you have to find your fortune.

Love: Landline / Rainbow Rowell | If you’re stuck in a romantic rut, make way for second chances at love.

Lucky Number: Your Lucky number today is 10


Virgos, take the plunge, don’t think twice, and embark on a spontaneous journey of prose.

Future: How to Fix Anything: Essential Home Repairs Anyone Can Do / Popular Mechanics |  If you can’t leave, it’s worth making sure where you are is in great shape!

Fortune: All Creatures Great and Small / Bill Sellars | These aren’t easy times – accepting and supporting the people around us can help us all make it through

Love: Solo: the Joy of Cooking for One / Signe Johansen | It’s okay to make sure you’re okay before looking after everyone else. Give yourself permission to take a little space.

Lucky Number: 10

 


This August, being a Leo is a wonderful feline, know what we mane?

Leo: Those who are born from approximately July 23 to August 22.

FutureThe Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe​ / C.S. Lewis | Seek adventure this month, don’t be afraid to look into wardrobes to find it.

Fortune: Pride of Baghdad​ / Brian K. Vaughan | Terrible circumstance offer strange opportunities.

LoveBorn Free: the full story  / Joy Adamson | Remember, if you love someone, it’s often best to set them free.​

Lucky Number: Your lucky number this month is Three

 


This July, there’s nothing crabby in Cancer’s literary stars.

Cancer: Those who are born from approximately June 22 to July 22 are born under Cancer.

Future: Transhuman / Ben Bova | This month, you may face unique challenges with unintended consequences.

Fortune: Crab: 50 recipes with the fresh taste of the sea / Cynthia Nims | Summer is a great time to explore and try something new. Take some time this month to think of all the great things you can make of yourself!

Love: Meet Cute / Helena Hunting | Love is in the air! Chance encounters prove a helpful time for self-reflection.

Lucky Number: Your Lucky number for the month is Seven