Parry Hotters recommended reads: Animal: the autobiography of a female body

June 26, 2017 | Cameron

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You may not have heard of revered UK comedian Sara Pascoe, but that should not stop you from reading her new book: "Animal: the autobiography of a female body". In this book she takes the reader on a journey of the female body and discuses evolution, psychology, gender constructs and...

Parry Hotters recommended music: Jen Trynin

June 19, 2017 | Cameron

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Jennifer Trynin is an unusual anomaly in the music industry. In the early 1990's she was being courted by many different record labels. All of them wanted to sign her, all of them said she was the next big thing. You may be thinking to yourself that you have not...

Media Roundup - June 17th

June 17, 2017 | Maria

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Books in the media this week: CBC Books - The Next Chapter This I Know by David Chilton eBook Podcast CBC Books - Writers & Company You don't Have To Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie eBook eAudiobook Podcast The Globe and Mail - Books Hunger by Roxane Gay...

Media Roundup - June 12th

June 12, 2017 | Maria

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Books in the media this week: CBC Books - The Next Chapter The Accident of Being Lost by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson eBook Podcast I Hear She's A Real Bitch by Jen Agg eBook Podcast American War by Omar El Akkau eBook eAudiobook Podcast CBC Books - Writers & Company Being...

Parry Hotters recommended movies: Angie

June 12, 2017 | Cameron

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Based on the novel "Angie, I Says" this excellent film examines life of a woman who is restless and wants more. Angie has lived her whole life in Brooklyn with her tight knit family and friends. She has a long term boyfriend, her best friend Tina and her Dad, but...

Media Roundup - June 6th

June 6, 2017 | Maria

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Books in the media this week: CBC Books - The Next Chapter The Fugue States by Pasha Malla eBook Podcast From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall by Maria Noriega Rachwal eBook Podcast The Way of Letting Go by Wilma Derksen eBook Podcast CBC Books - Writers & Company The Gustav Sonata...

Parry Hotters recommended movies:Truth Or Dare

June 5, 2017 | Cameron

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Way back in 1990 Madonna went on a very ambitious world tour. The blond ambition world tour to be exact and whilst on the tour she had a director and camera crew follow herself and her back up singers and dancers around to film all the behind the scenes. The...

New Subscriptions Added to Flipster Magazine Service!

June 1, 2017 | Maria

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Great news! We just added some new subscriptions to our Flipster digital magazine collection. Take a peek at the new titles: If you are a magazine enthusiast, be sure to check out our Zinio for Libraries collection as well - 500+ subscriptions and growing!

Media Roundup - May 26

May 26, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery by Melanie Fishbane eBook Podcast Be My Wolff by Emma Richler eBook eAudiobook Podcast The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep by Steven Heighton eBook Podcast The Globe and Mail - Books The Unbroken Machine:...

Parry Hotters recommended reads: Spill Zone Book 1

May 22, 2017 | Cameron

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Scott Westerfeld is famous for his Uglies and Pretties series. In his new book he ventures into unknown territory with his first graphic novel, words by Westerfeld and art by Alex Puvilland and illustrations by Hilary Sycamore. This graphic novels finds us in Poughkeepsie N.Y., where three years prior to...