The Food of Love, by Anthony Capella

This is the perfect travel book for reading at airports and on planes. It’s super light in content, with no long lists of names to remember or complex plots to do battle with when your brain is on the verge of jetlag-induced mush. It is pure fluff. I rather enjoyed it: mostly because it’s set... Continue Reading →

Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer

Lately I've been reading mostly magazines and graphic novels, so last weekend I decided to read an actual book for a change.  The book I chose was Laini Taylor's Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer.  It's been on my personal reading list for a few years now.  I'm not going to lie, I really wasn't expecting much... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. Michelle is a member of our reference department at the Brodie branch. She came across her poem through a novel: I first stumbled across the last 4 lines of this sonnet while reading the novel Ordinary People... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. Angela Meady, Children and Youth Services Librarian at Waverley, chose a German-born American writer: I found it hard to decide what to share because poetry choices are so personal but my mind kept running back to Charles... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. Raegan Rocco, a member of our Children and Youth Services staff at Waverley, is a fan of Canadian poet E.J. Pratt: I have always loved the Canadian poet E.J. Pratt, and my favorite work of his is... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. Laurie, a member of our circulation desk staff, has fond memories of sharing her favourite poem with other readers: My choice is from"Jelly Belly" written by Dennis Lee and illustrated by Juan Wijngaard. The title is "Bundle-buggy... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. Ruth Hamlin-Douglas, adult services librarian, couldn't pick just one poem: I nominate The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot and Musee des Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden.  Please don't make me choose!  I've loved... Continue Reading →

TBPL Staff Poetry Favourites

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’re featuring the favourite poems or poets of Thunder Bay Public Library Staff. From Laura Prinselaar, Children & Youth Services Librarian at Brodie: I've loved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass since I first read them. I'm all about words, and Lewis Carroll's language is tastier... Continue Reading →

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