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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»
Power of Fiction
Phil, Queen's Sqaure | October 1, 2019
Last month I commented on the embarrassment of riches in new fiction titles.  I believe the Fall release period will only accelerate this trend. And... Read More»
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
Leah and Phil, Queen's Square | September 6, 2019
Fall is the biggest book release period of the year. Often this is the time publishers release the titles that we will be talking about as the year’s... Read More»
Cassidy stands in the YA section at Queen's Square
Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 6, 2019
For many, Young Adult fiction represents something better than adulthood. It’s not only relatable to teenagers navigating the tumultuous in-between... Read More»
Books on a shelf
Tina, Preston | September 1, 2019
We seem to be a society obsessed with celebrities. Personally, I don’t read the tabloids or follow anyone famous on social media. Here’s what I do... Read More»

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