Media Roundup - May 15th

May 15, 2017 | Maria

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CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Baseball Life Advice by Stacey May Fowles eBook Podcast The Chosen Maiden by Eva Stachniak eBook Podcast Fail Better by Mark Kingwell eBook Podcast The Futures by Anna Pitoniak eBook eAudiobook Podcast The Globe and Mail - Books Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane...

Parry Hotters recommended reads: Make Trouble

May 15, 2017 | Cameron

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John Waters is someone who is both famous and infamous. His breakthrough film "Pink Flamingos" is one of the most sordid and gross movies ever to have been made - and Waters is quite proud of that fact. Waters career can have a line drawn through it and have two...

Parry Hotters recommended listens: Crazy Ex-girlfriend OST seasons 1 and 2

May 8, 2017 | Cameron

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Rachel Bloom is the mastermind behind the TV series "Crazy Ex Girlfriend" which is a series that explores unrequited love, but does so through the format of song parodies. Rachel's character "Rebecca" is someone who has a few emotional problems and she works out issues in her head through songs....

Media Roundup - May 6th

May 6, 2017 | Maria

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Books in the media this week: CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Vij by Vikram Vij eBook Podcast Walking on Water by Emily Schultz eBook Podcast The Globe & Mail - Books Fallout by Sara Paretsky eBook eAudiobook Dead Man Switch by Matthew Quirk eBook eAudiobook Swingback by Mike Blanchfield...

New eAudiobooks added to OneClickdigital today

May 3, 2017 | Maria

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New eAudiobook titles were added to Toronto Public Libray's OneClickdigital collection today. If you aren't familiar with OneClickdigital, let me introduce you. This collection of over 3,000 fiction and nonfiction audiobooks supplements the OverDrive collection. The titles in this collection are exclusive to this service. Here is the list of...

Parry Hotters recommended movies: Blood Punch.

May 1, 2017 | Cameron

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Blood Punch is a movie that is a labor of love for those involved in making the film. This Australian movie (but set in California) is the creation of a group of actors who all met while filming "Might Morphin Power Rangers Australia". With an incredible script, some money and...

Media Roundup - April 28

April 28, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - Books Borrowed Finery: A Memoir by Paula Fox eBook Podcast The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth about Men and Women in the 21st Century by Stephen Marche eBook Podcast Mitzi Bytes by Kerry Clare eBook Podcast Steal Away Home by Karolyn Smardz Frost eBook Podcast Globe and...

Parry Hotters recommended listens: Jarvis Cocker

April 24, 2017 | Cameron

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Jarvis Cocker was the lead singer/songwriting for the britpop band Pulp. Pulp were a huge success in the late 1990's and early 2000's and then they disbanded. Jarvis went out on his own and recorded two solo albums and then began to lend his voice to children's story audio books....

Media Roundup - April 21

April 21, 2017 | Maria

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These books were reviewed or were trending in the media over the past two weeks: CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy eBook Podcast Towards a Prairie Atonement by Tervor Herriot eBook Podcast Globe & Mail - Books Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy eBook Borne by...

Cast your vote for the next Big Library Read title

April 20, 2017 | Maria

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Voting is now open for OverDrive's next Big Library Read event. Click here to cast your vote. The winning ebook will be available (with no wait list) June 12th - 26th.