Classic Lit Retellings

Why read the original when the remake is more fun? Try one of these retellings of classic fiction for updated and diverse versions of the stories you know. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books... Continue Reading →

Superheroes in Prose

Curious about superhero stories but not interested in reading comics? This episode is for you! Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next 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... Continue Reading →

Staff Review: OCDaniel by Wesley King

I’ve been exposed to children and middle-grade books on a regular basis for many years, but haven’t actually picked many up and read them. I’d heard of Wesley King’s “OCDaniel” for some time now, and finally decided to read it. As a 30-something year old, I can say that this book is fantastic, no matter... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Nonfiction (April 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Eitan Eats the World: A Cookbook - Eitan Berneth Every time 20-year-old Eitan Bernath tastes something, he immediately thinks, "How can I make this myself?" Eitan Eats the World contains 85 fresh comfort food recipes highlighting the enthusiasm, creativity, and foolproof techniques of the cooking prodigy beloved from TikTok to... Continue Reading →

Interview with Evan S. Sullivan

Evan S. Sullivan lives in Ontario, Canada, with his fiancé, their very good dog, and their very just fine cat. Evan teaches university writing courses; in his free time he enjoys travelling, playing the piano, replaying his favorite video games, and continuing his 10-year wait for the next installment in his favorite book series to... Continue Reading →

Staff Review: Heavy by Kiese Laymon

Review Written By: Kayla Berthelette  Kiese is a kind man, even though his life has been anything but kind to him. Kiese witnesses rape, survives intense parental abuse, and endures a life encompased by addiction, lies and intense racism.  This book would’ve been an embarrassment to Kiese’s mother. She spent so much time and effort... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Fiction (April 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Aunt Dimity and the Enchanted Cottage - Nancy Atherton It's early May in the small English village of Finch and the air is crackling with excitement: a newcomer is about to move into Pussywillows, a riverside cottage with a romantic reputation. Will the cottage's... Continue Reading →

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