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Thank you for the kind comment Deb. I hope you enjoy some of these GripLit novels.
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"GripLit", a term often used for the recent surge in gripping psychological thrillers, has been the hot trend in publishing for the last number of years. There have been so many of them, often with similar titles, that it is easy to get them all confused. For those who enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at The Buzz...About Books
Thanks Reagan. I love it that your Mom is so good at pranks that you actually need a phone reminder. Hilarious!
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This Sunday, April 1, is April Fool's Day (also known as All Fool's Day). Customarily, it is on this day that friends and family play tricks and pranks on each other. According to Britannica Online, the custom has been going on for centuries and its origins have been lost in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at The Buzz...About Books
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During Freedom to Read Week (February 25 - March 3), we usually talk about banned books and censorship. For Dorothy Macnaughton, freedom to read also includes the availability of accessible reading materials for people with visual, physical or learning disabilities. In addition to her work on the CNIB Library Board... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at The Buzz...About Books
I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the list Evan. I hope you enjoy the Ready Player One movie as much as you did the book. Thanks for the comment.
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Once again, a good number of the upcoming films this year are based on books. If you like to read a book before watching the film it's based on, here are a few books to add to your 'To Read' list. Place your holds now! Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at The Buzz...About Books
Thank you for the kind words of support Isabelle. I'm thrilled to hear that you are enjoying all the services available through TPL. Please spread the word! Kelli
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Thank you for the comment and the information JB. For anyone interested in the CRTC consultation, more information is available at: https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2017/2017-359.htm
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Following up on my earlier post Hot Nonfiction for Summer 2017, here are a few more nonfiction books that were popular in 2017. It certainly has been another fantastic year for fans of nonfiction. Leonard da Vinci by Walter Isaacson Da Vinci is best known for his famous paintings, The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
I still find myself saying "shazbut" from time to time. As that dates me, I think I should try to switch to "flippin' fandango". Love it!
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At a fundraising gala event on November 7, the Writers' Trust of Canada named Eden Robinson as the third recipient of the Writers' Trust Fellowship. This fellowship, which is awarded to a writer who has demonstrated outstanding creativity and promise, comes with an award of $50,000. Previous fellowships have been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
This is fantastic news Irena! Thank you.
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I'm thrilled that you enjoyed the book Anne. Thank you for taking the time to let me know. It's always wonderful to hear that someone has enjoyed a book that I have suggested. You've made my day!
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Please note that this program will be held at the North York Seniors Centre, not North York Central Library. The vast majority of the financial information available about retirement planning is designed for people who have pensions or have accumulated money in RRSPs or other savings. There is very little... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at North York Central Library Blog
You are very welcome Sharon. I hope you enjoy the books. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is one of my all-time favourites.
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Thank you for all the suggestions Claire. My 'To Be Read' list is getting longer and longer.
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Thank you for the suggestion Andrea. The book about the Fitzgeralds sounds wonderful.
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Australian Richard Simpkin launched World Letter Writing Day (September 1) in 2014 to introduce children to the art of letter writing. Many of the children at Waverley College, Sydney, where the launch was held, had never written a letter by hand before. There is something special in receiving and reading... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
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Many people prefer to read nonfiction books over novels. Many others like to read the occasional nonfiction as a change from novels. For all those who enjoy nonfiction, whether all the time or occasionally, here is a brief list of some of the books that are popular this summer. Astrophysics... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
Thank you for the comment Florence. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed Bryan Cranston's biography. I'm looking forward to listening to it.
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The winners of the annual Audie Awards were recently announced. The Audie Awards are presented each year by the Audio Publishers Association to honour the best in audio publishing. Some of the winning audiobooks for 2017 are: Audiobook of the Year: Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
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In a weird coincidence, two of my favorite nonfiction books of the last few years have been made into new films that are available within days of each other. The Lost City of Z by David Grann has been made into a feature film which is in limited release in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
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Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Kcornforth's blog
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I'll admit, I generally avoid novels in the magical realism genre. In the past, I've found the added element of magic in a story otherwise based in reality more irritating than interesting. That's just me. Yet, when I came across Himself by Jess Kidd, I thought I'd try again. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books