Read This Next – Vampires

Notes from the fall 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page or YouTube channel. Visit our online catalogue to place holds on these titles. Not sure how to place holds? Visit this Guide for details. Highlights Midnight Sun (The Twilight Saga #5) by Stephenie Meyer When... Continue Reading →

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches in the first book  in the proposed "All Souls Trilogy", and it makes for an excellent beginning.  In Harkness' creation, our world is composed of four types of beings; witches, vampires, daemons and humans.  At one point in time, there was a balance between these forces but slowly humans have become... Continue Reading →

Zombies, Vampires and the Last People on Earth: an Integrated Review of I Am Legend, Warm Bodies, The Road and; The Walking Dead

Zombies, Vampires and the Apocalypse are on everyone’s mind these days (well, maybe not everyone), and I’ve been studying up on them...just in case. The “last person alive” genre is one of my favourites. I’ve just finished I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. It’s a classic that has spawned at least three film adaptations: The... Continue Reading →

Prepare to be scared

Long before there was Twilight there was Salem's Lot by Stephen King.  I read this book in the summer of 1976 when I had a summer job with the Regional Library system. (hmm - can you tell the impact it had on me. I remember when I read it). I discovered Stephen King that summer.... Continue Reading →

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