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A red typewriter and books sit on a table in front of a gray wall
Jessica S., Preston | February 28, 2022
James Patterson is one of the most prolific authors publishing today (perhaps of all time), with hundreds of titles to his name for readers of all... Read More»
A couple holds hands on an outdoor walk
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | February 10, 2022
Sometimes you read about a couple in a book, or you see them on the movie screen and from that first moment you just know they fit, in the most... Read More»
Felt hearts against a whitewashed, wooden background
Leah, Queen's Square | February 1, 2022
All I’ve been craving lately are wonderful, sassy, sexy romance novels. Now I know some people feel romance novels are like that one family member... Read More»
A tablet screen showing the Overdrive icon with an arrow to the Libby icon
Idea Exchange | January 21, 2022
With the newer Libby app becoming the most popular and functional option for e-reading, OverDrive has decided to wind down the use of the older... Read More»
A trophy stands on a pile of books
Leah, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Hey Cambridge! Want to know what your friends and neighbours are reading? What about the most-read books that adults, teens and kids were reading in... Read More»
A young child in a cozy sweater excitedly reads a book in front of a Christmas tree
Shawna, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2021
Considered a Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is more than a look at the growing Victorian Christmas celebrations we know... Read More»
Two people dressed as Santa Claus look terrified in front of a red background
Jessica, Preston | December 1, 2021
The holidays aren’t filled with cheer for everyone. Between the stresses of family gatherings, travel, shopping, and other preparations, one could... Read More»
A sheet ghost hovers in front of a yellow background
Shawna, OPO | October 1, 2021
Why do we love ghost stories? For the adrenaline junkie, whose roller coasters will be soon closed for the season, a good scare will get the heart... Read More»
A plate with a Canadian flag printed on it sits on a table next to silverware
Jennifer | October 1, 2021
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees… For bakers, these words are pure magic. This is the temperature at which cookies become crisp around the edges,... Read More»
A tiny kitten wearing a kitches hat stands next to a pumpkin
Jessica S., Preston | October 1, 2021
I love Halloween! I love the pumpkins and the candy corn and the decorations. I love dancing to the Monster Mash and dressing up like a friendly... Read More»