Staff Review – Circe by Madeline Miller

I have always been a fan of Greek mythology. It all stems back to Disney's "Hercules" - my favourite Disney movie filled with Greek gods, fantastic music and Danny DeVito. Since watching this movie as a child, my fascination for Greek mythology has never waivered. I read Madeline Miller's "A Song of Achilles" previously, and... Continue Reading →

Regency

This week, join Laura and Nicole as they go beyond the Big Names of Regency (Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, Amanda Quick), and draw your attention to some lesser-known titles set during this extremely popular time period. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next, listen through your web... Continue Reading →

YOUth Review: Avengers Infinity War

I am choosing this movie because it is my favorite marvel movie. It is my favorite Marvel movie because it has all the superheroes in the Marvel universe against one person called Thanos. The story is that this giant purple alien has a gauntlet that holds five infinity stones that are all different colors. The... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Nonfiction (November 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon - Kate Anderson Brower From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women, the first ever authorized biography of the most famous movie star of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Taylor. No celebrity rivals Elizabeth Taylor's... Continue Reading →

Oppressive Intimacy of Technology

Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next, listen through your web browser, or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books through our online catalogue, or search for eBooks through cloudLibrary. For full details about these titles and all the books we’ve mentioned on the show, go... Continue Reading →

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