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Fans of Virginia Woolf may not love this book, but readers of literary fiction who are compelled by the exploration of a troubled and complex psyche will certainly find much to explore in Norah Vincent's Adeline: a novel of Virginia Woolf.Adeline,...Read More »
Working at the Public Library, I am surrounded by readers. Not just our patrons, but also by my co-workers. Not surprising, most of our Library staff are avid leisure readers. Every now and again a given title will become a staff favourite and...Read More »
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Ho ho ho! Do you like reminiscing about old times, or fantasizing about snowy adventures? The following books take you from fantasy lands to old school Wales to New York City. Some are more Christmasy than others, but all have a magical touch of...
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If you’re a fan of mysteries and CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter then you’re likely familiar with the show’s Mystery Book Panel. Twice a year the panel gets together to suggest their favourite mysteries. The panel consists...
Gather your family and slow down your holiday celebrations with some shared reading suggestions from The Guardian. ...Read More »
Atlantic Canada celebrates the holidays! Here are some local holiday-themed books to enjoy over the Christmas break.
The 2015 Christmas movie blockbuster season has begun with the release of Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea, based on the non-fiction book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. The book tells the true...Read More »
By Kevin Harrison
I remember when I about 11 or 12 my family was looking for a new car. My father was fairly set on buying a Toyota Camry. I remember the whole family going along for test drives and remember being completely...Read More »