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Face Off: Narnia versus Book of Negroes

Hello readers, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter long weekend – mine was filled with Netflix (Treasure Planet with the cousins!) and chocolate (birthday) cake. It was fantastic. … Continue reading Face Off: Narnia versus Book of Negroes

Winter is Coming…despite the fact that it’s supposed to be over!

Hello readers, Many of you may have been dismayed when a small snowstorm hit Winnipeg yesterday afternoon. I know I was longing for sunshine and green grass and was sad … Continue reading Winter is Coming…despite the fact that it’s supposed to be over!

Move over, Nancy Drew and Harriet the Spy

Hello readers, I’ve been on a detective novel kick recently. From Harry Bosch novels by Michael Connelly, to Robert Galbraith’s (a.k.a. J.K. Rowling’s) excellent Cormoran Strike novels, I’m digging the mysteries … Continue reading Move over, Nancy Drew and Harriet the Spy

Bright lights and the big city….of Lockport

Hello readers, Today we’re taking a break from books (I know, how dare we cheat on books?!) to talk about Lockport. Lockport, you ask? Yes, friends, the cute little hamlet … Continue reading Bright lights and the big city….of Lockport

March Madness, booklover style

Dear readers, I’m new to Twitter and I’m the first to admit how much of a neophyte I am when it comes to getting followers, favourites, and retweets. Pretty much … Continue reading March Madness, booklover style

New season, new ideas!

Hello readers, The countdown is on! This Sunday, we “spring forward” for Daylight Savings Time, which means we’re “adding” an hour of daylight – and this tells me that summer is … Continue reading New season, new ideas!

There may be something there that wasn’t there before…

Hello readers, Today is the joyous day that marks the beginning of Reading Week, a much-deserved week off for students. It’s been a gruelling past few weeks with assignments and … Continue reading There may be something there that wasn’t there before…

‘Tequila Mockingbird’ and other Harper Lee News

Hello readers, Big news in the literary world this week: Harper Lee, Pulitzer-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird,  is releasing a new book for the first time in more … Continue reading ‘Tequila Mockingbird’ and other Harper Lee News

Top Ten: Guilty Pleasures

Hello readers, First off, I want to thank all of you for your amazing support! I’m so grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family members take an interest in … Continue reading Top Ten: Guilty Pleasures