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Christmas is for Book Lovers

Hiddensee

The holidays are a great time to catch up on some reading! What could be better than curling up by your Christmas tree and settling in to a new book? There are so many great holiday books to get you in the spirit of the season! Here are just a few:

London Has Pride!

George

In many cities around the world, June is Pride Month. But here in London, the festivities are just getting started! The Pride London Festival runs from July 20th-30th, and there are tons of great events planned all over the city to celebrate.

My Boyfriend, The Inmate

This is Not My Life

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to date someone who was in prison?

2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead is the latest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

Freedom to Read Week

King and King

Every year at the end of February, we celebrate our freedom to read.

Battle of the Books!

Nostalgia

What do you get when you pit two science fiction novels, a book about dogs who can talk, a call for action about climate change, and the story of a violent crime in Winnipeg’s North End against each other?  You guessed it – the 2017 Canada Reads!

Literary Oscars 2017

a long way home

The Oscar nominations have been announced and this year there are lots of literary connections to the movies

Reading Challenges to Start Your New Year Right!

It's a new year and you know what that means...New Year's Resolutions time! While many people set goals related to relationships or health or finance, why not try a book-related goal this year? A great way to widen your book horizon is to participate in a reading challenge! I've listed a few of my favourites below:

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Carrie Book Cover
Halloween is almost here and with it comes an influx of ghosts and goblins, witches and monsters.