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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»
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»
Person writing a letter
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»
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»
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»
Woman holding a stack of books
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»
Child and Adult laying on bed and reading
Sarah, Queen’s Square | November 1, 2019
Expand your reading selection with some well written YA novels! Here are a few recommendations: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte An engaging, fast... Read More»
Dice and board game pieces
Carroll, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
International Games Day is fast approaching, are you ready to get your game on? Typically celebrated the third Saturday in November, International... Read More»
War image of beach with tanks, planes and soldiers
Shawna, Old Post Office | November 1, 2019
By Land, All The Light We Cannot See. Written by Anthony Doerr.   This Pulitzer Prize winning fiction is the story of a blind French girl and poor... 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»

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