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Cate, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
Iceland and Scandanavia have many influential crime writers:  Ragnur Jonasson, Camilla Lackberg, Ysra Sigurdardottir, Jo Nesbo. Dark, snowy... Read More»
Woman in the shadows of a dark alley
Phil, Queen's Square | November 1, 2019
There are a number of excellent recent non-fiction books exploring the role women spies have made to the WWII war effort, in part due to the opening... Read More»
Power of Fiction November
Phil, Queen's Sqaure | November 1, 2019
It’s nearing year end for my monthly Fiction Picks “column”. I hope you’ve enjoyed my suggestions. Each month I’ve read some of the latest releases... Read More»
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Jennifer, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
Have you ever read a novel that is told through letters, journals, or other forms of documentation? This type of novel is called epistolary, from the... Read More»
Emma Donoghue
Leah, Queen’s Square | November 1, 2019
I remember reading Slammerkin, Donoghue’s third book, before most Canadians knew who she was. I still recall the strength of the writing, somehow... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen’s Square | November 1, 2019
From homo sapiens who started migrating across Africa over 50,000 years ago to the current flow of migrants today, the story of migration is the... Read More»
Monster Holding Popcorn and Remote Control
Meredith, Queen's Square | October 1, 2019
It’s October, which means even if you’re not a year-round horror fanatic like me, now is the perfect time to dim the lights, grab some popcorn, and... Read More»
Stack of Books by a Roaring Fire
Cate, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
I’ve always had a passion for Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and T.S. Eliot.  They are renowned writers and their works are called Classics for a reason –their... Read More»
Books on shelves with cobwebs
Jessica, Hespeler | October 1, 2019
A spooky time of year demands some equally spooky reads.  While there are many modern horror novels, nothing beats the classics.  If you’ve always... Read More»
Man with octopus monster
Shawna, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
H.P. Lovecraft is best known for his short stories that forge the Cthulhu Mythos.  The tales of a giant sleeping aquatic creature with qualities of a... Read More»

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