This is Kelli's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Kelli's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Kelli
Recent Activity
Image
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 4 days ago at The Buzz...About Books
This is fantastic news Irena! Thank you.
1 reply
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!
1 reply
Image
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.
1 reply
Thank you for all the suggestions Claire. My 'To Be Read' list is getting longer and longer.
1 reply
Thank you for the suggestion Andrea. The book about the Fitzgeralds sounds wonderful.
1 reply
Image
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
Image
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.
1 reply
Image
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
Image
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
Himself More text about this book.... blah blah blah blah blah blah Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Kcornforth's blog
Image
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
Thank you for the suggestion Jason. I'll be sure to pass it along. If you are looking for more Canadian magazines, make sure to have a look at the Flipster Collection. Canada's History, Canadian Business, Canadian Geographic, Chatelaine, Maclean's, MoneySense and The Walrus are all available through that service. http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0189&R=EDB0189
1 reply
Thanks Linda. I missed that one.
1 reply
Thank you for the comment Sheilah. I'm glad you enjoyed the book.
1 reply
Image
The movie Hidden Figures is having an incredible awards season. It has already won the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and has been nominated for many other awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and three Oscars. If you have wondered... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at The Buzz...About Books
Great post Reagan! I really like those words from your favourite gym instructor. I'll definitely keep them mind when I'm feeling lazy (which is most days). Good luck with your running.
Toggle Commented Jan 9, 2017 on New Year, New You! at Health and Wellness Blog
1 reply
Thank you for the suggestions Somebuddy. I'm glad to hear that you are enjoying Great Courses through Hoopla. I hope that you are aware that they are also available through OneClickdigital in audiobook format. I've passed along your comments regarding Hoopla and Great Courses to the library staff responsible for our Hoopla subscription.
1 reply
Image
Through the Loan Stars program, I read the recently published novel To Capture What We Cannot Keep by Beatrice Colin. It is one of several novels that I have come across in the last little while set in Paris during the period of The Belle Époque. The period of French... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Image
There are so many excellent nonfiction books available at the moment that it is difficult to decide which to read first! If you prefer to read nonfiction, or perhaps have a nonfiction reader on your gift list, have a look at this list of some of the recently books that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Image
The bestselling Canadian author of The Birth House and The Virgin Cure, Ami McKay will be at North York Central Library on Tues Nov 1, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. She will be discussing her new, beguiling novel, The Witches of New York, a tale of three remarkable young... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at North York Central Library Blog
Thank you for the comment Sean. I hope you enjoy the film.
1 reply