Media Roundup - March 27

March 27, 2017 | Maria

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These books were reviewed or were trending in the media this week: CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson eBook Podcast Birds Art Life by Kyo Maclean eBook Podcast White Walls by Judy Batalion eBook Podcast Couturier of Milan by Ian Hamilton eBook Podcast...

Media Roundup - March 20

March 20, 2017 | Maria

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Books in the media over the past two weeks: CBC Radio - Writers and Company The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion eBook eAudiobook South and West by Joan Didion eBook eAudiobook White Tears by Hari Kunzru eBook eAudiobook CBC Radio - The Next Chapter Indian Horse by Richard...

Media Roundup - March 3

March 3, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - Books Company Town by Madeline Ashby eBook Podcast Juliet's Answer by Glenn Dixon eAudiobook Podcast Swing Time by Zadie Smith eBook Podcast Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds eBook Podcast The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen eBook Podcast Globe and Mail Death in the Family by John Chipman...

Media Roundup - February 24

February 24, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - Books Nostalgia by M.G. Vassanji eBook Podcast The Memento by Christy Ann Conlin eBook Podcast Dragon Springs Road by Janie Change eBook eAudiobook Podcast Days Without End by Sebastan Barry eBook eAudiobook Podcast Globe and Mail To Be a Machine by Mark O'Connell eBook The Gene Machine...

Media Roundup - February 17

February 17, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - Books The Break by Katherena Vermette eBook Podcast Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King eBook Podcast The Orchardist by Amand Coplin eBook eAudiobook Podcast The Black Coat by Neamat Imam eBook Podcast Days Without End by Sebastian Barry eBook...

Singles Awareness Day Movies

February 13, 2017 | Cameron

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Every February 14th those of us who are not in committed relationships or dating anyone get to celebrate one of the most special of all occasions Singles Awareness Day (SAD). While others are out on romantic dates or eating chocolate those who are single are enjoying themselves by sitting and...

In Memoriam: Richard B. Wright

February 9, 2017 | Maria

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Remembering multiple award-winning Canadian author Richard B. Wright, who passsed away on February 7, 2017. Photograph © John Reeves Click on a book cover to borrow one of his books:

The new OverDrive website is coming February 13th

February 9, 2017 | Maria

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The new OverDrive website is scheduled to be launched next Monday, February 13th. To preview the website click here. The updated website has been given a fresh new look and key enhancements include a simplified borrowing process and new browsing options. The transition to the new site should be seamless...

Media Roundup - February 6

February 6, 2017 | Beth

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CBC Radio - Books Firewater: How Alcohol is Killing My People (and Yours) by Harold S. Johnson eBook Podcast Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains by Yasuko Thanh eBook Podcast The Waking Comes Late by Steve Heighton eBook Podcast Still Here by Lara Vapnyar eBook Podcast Spain in Our Hearts...

Winterlicious

February 2, 2017 | Beth

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Are you hoping to combat the February freeze by nesting and cooking up a storm? Whether you're conjuring a feast or simple comfort food, our Zinio digital magazine collection has cooking titles to inspire. Download current and back issues now and start savouring. New to Zinio? Check out our "Getting...