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 →

Dark Academia

This week, join Nicole and Laura as they attempt to define dark academia as something other than "vibes." For an actual description, check out this BookRiot article; for a rambling conversation that defines and then quickly contradicts what we just said about dark academia, check out this episode! Listen to the episode on your favourite... Continue Reading →

Fantasy by Asian Authors

This week, we are suggesting fantasy titles by Asian authors. These fantasies are of many different types ranging from high fantasy to urban fantasy - something for everyone! 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 →

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 →

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

A lot of my friends really recommended Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels to me, so I decided to give them a try a few years ago.  I started with the very first book, The Colour of Magic.   And I really couldn't get into it.  So I left Discworld in favour of other books by other authors. ... Continue Reading →

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