The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker is a difficult story to pin down. In our catalogue, it's not listed as science fiction, but calling it general fiction doesn't seem to fit either. It's been touted as magical realism, but I would argue...Read More »
Lyrical and engaging, Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler is really a story about the pull of a small town. Henry, Lee, Ronny, and Kip (and a small host of secondary characters) grew up together in Little Wing, Wisconsin. When we meet them, they...Read More »
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov is considered of the world's greatest writers. Born on April 22nd, 1899 in Saint Petersburg to a noble and wealthy family, he spoke Russian, English, and French from an early age. Nabokov graduated from the...Read More »
1. The ‘buy local’ event of the year is back! With nearly 500 unique exhibitors from across Atlantic Canada,
I had a Forest Bath the other day.... a walk in the woods....something we should all try to do as often as we can:) I have always felt better in myriad ways after a walk under the trees but did not realize it is a "thing." Shinrin-Yoku is the...Read More »
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Welcome to our newest blogger, Mahboubeh!
Firstly, I am so excited to share my reading experience in two languages, English and Persian (Farsi), with you.
Secondly, If you want to read an inspiring story of how hope lives on in...
Even though we shouldn’t need a reason to take care of the planet – today is Earth Day and we’re dedicated to the cause!
If you’ve read my blog before, you’ve probably read about WACKO. Wacko is our five and a half year old Labradoodle.
This post is dedicated to the Wackos in your life!
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I recently came across a Reddit thread that asked people with autism what they wished others could understand about their condition. The results were varied, but a frequent answer was that they didn't want to be condescended to or treated like...Read More »
This a simple and really yummy salad! Fresh and bright.All you need is fennel (sort of like a mild licorice flavoured celery) two or three grapefruit, avocado, a tiny bit of maple syrup or a pinch of brown sugar, oil and salt and pepper. Rinse...Read More »