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Our Voice

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Ally Hughes has sex sometimes is the debut novel from Jules Moulin, writer of the television shows Party of Five and The West Wing.

Finding Your Way 2016 – A lecture series on the psychology of everyday life is here again. Once more we have here in the Central Library our guests from Western University, doctoral students from the Psychology Department with ten talks given over three days.

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Every day tells a story.  Every one of these stories is Canadian.

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Along the infinite sea is Beatriz Williams' final book in the Schuyler sisters series. When I picked this book up I was simply intrigued by the story, not knowing it was part of a series. So, having not read the previous books, I can tell you that the story has no problem standing on its own.

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"Romans were enough like us to seem very peculiar indeed."

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Sweet Dreams by Massimo Gramellini is an interesting piece of fiction. It shows the life struggle of a boy, later a man, who experienced a traumatic life event in his childhood - the death of his mother.

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In 1928, Minka was on a picnic when she was assaulted.

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The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro is an inventive take on a common theme in historical fiction novels. Although the story takes place in New York on the verge of the Second World War, it is not your average war novel.

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I was crying when Rosette died - a beautiful mulatta girl, who for me symbolized love, not only romantic but interracial love, and a hope for better interracial relationships. 

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I love mysteries and thrillers, but funnily enough, the books that stay with me long after the last page is turned don't fit into that genre. Instead, it is the books that embrace and celebrate human nature, frailty, spirit, joy and more that continue to resonate with me.