Staff Review: The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World by Oliver Milman

Milman details the frightening decline of insects in this book citing the UN assessment and other dire warnings that half a million insect species are under threat of extinction. Without intervention, moretracts of land will become biodiversity desserts and the whole chain of life will be disrupted and endangered, from the disappearance of insect-eating birds... Continue Reading →

Spooky Season Returns!

On to Part 2 of our 2022 Spooky Season episodes! Get ready to hear about titles from some of our re-occurring fav authors, a tribute to a horror classic, and more. 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... Continue Reading →

Staff Review – Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food and a Green New DealBy Ronnie Cummins

The author is the founder and director of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), a non-profit, US-based network dedicated to safeguarding organic standards and promoting a healthy, just, and regenerative system of food, farming, and commerce. His book outlines a path that moves from degeneration of the land through destructive food, agriculture and land use practices... Continue Reading →

Spooky Season 2022

It's one of our favourite times of year: spooky season! Unlike last year, when we grouped our horror by genre, this year it's just a bunch of different styles of horror all piled together. We have some literary (Motherthing), some pastoral (The Honeys), some historical gothic (The Wild Hunt)... something for everyone! And make sure... Continue Reading →

New and Upcoming Fiction (October 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! Long Shadows - David Baldacci Memory man FBI agent, Amos Decker, returns in this action-packed thriller to investigate the mysterious and brutal murder of a federal judge and her bodyguard at her home in an exclusive, gated community in Florida. Things are changing for... Continue Reading →

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