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Romantic reads

Valentine's day is here so I thought that I would list a few wonderful romantic novels that

The Day the Falls Stood Still

book cover imageThis was one of those novels I was sad to finish; I enjoyed it that much. The neat thing is that the author Cathy Marie Buchanan is coming to Central for a reading on Thursday, Feb.24. I can't wait to meet her and hear her read from this wonderful novel.  "The Day the Falls Stood Still" is a historical novel set in Niagara Falls, 1915. It follows Bess, who

Author Reading: Andre Alexis

Join us at the Central library on February 7th, 7:30pm for a reading from Andre Alexis. Andre is the Writer-in-Residence at UWO from September 2010-February 2011. He will be reading from his new collection of

The Very Thought of You

Book jacket A friend and colleague recommended that I read The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison. This one is a historical novel set in England during the second world war. It follows several characters but in such a way the the storyline flows effortlessly. One of my favourite characters is Anna. Anna is a brave, young evacuee who was sent to live in the English

Alistair MacLeod and Nino Ricci at Western!

Here is a great opportunity to hear to fantastic authors read from their works! The McIntosh Gallery at Western invites you to a reading by Alistair MacLeod and Nino Ricci, in memory of Suzanne Kaufmann. The reading will

Amusing Read

book jacketI am a big fan of the Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella.

Christmas Reading

book jacketIt's that time of year again! Did you know all the libraries have Christmas collections? It's not just fiction either. We have cook books, CDs, craft books, songbooks and more! With all that snow we got it's the perfect time to cuddle up with a good Christmasy book.  Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark is a good one for you mystery fans out there:

Seven year old Brian

Christmas reading

book jacket  It's that time of year again! Did you know that all library locations have Christmas collections? It's not just fiction either. We carry CDs, cook books, craft books, song books.. you name it! Since we had all that snow it's a great time to cuddle up and read some holiday titles.

Inspirational Fiction

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Did you know inspirational fiction is very 'hot' in the fiction world? Years ago I read books by Frank Peretti and then the genre was called

Romance anyone?

book jacketHave you ever read a romance before? I used to read them years ago and quite enjoyed them. I think romance novels get a bad rap, to be honest.