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Great Big Sea – Road Stories

February 24, 2021

A Newfoundlander in Canada by Alan Doyle I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked up this book by the lead singer of Great Big Sea. I was hoping to get a glimpse into the iconic Canadian band. It would have been nice to see how they grew [Keep Reading]

Free Magazines on Your Phone (from Libby)

February 18, 2021

I used to love reading magazines. When I was a teenager, The Source Magazine was pretty much required reading. It was a great way to find out about rap music releases and artists. I even used the pictures to wallpaper my basement studio. It was [Keep Reading]

Star Wars: Aftermath

February 11, 2021

Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig One thing I never understood about the Star Wars universe is how the good guys never seem to win. There was a huge celebration at the end of Return of the Jedi when the evil empire was defeated. The New Republic [Keep Reading]

Mr. D thinks Teaching is Hard

February 4, 2021

Teaching: It’s Harder Than It Looks by Gerry Dee Some people know Mr. D from his hit television show of the same name. In it, he plays a teacher who tries his best to do as little work as possible. His ultimate goal is to become a gym teacher [Keep Reading]

Books are Pretty Things

January 13, 2021

Pretty Things by Janelle Brown This novel was heralded as one of the best of last year, and it was easy to see why. It grabbed me early on and kept me riveted to the pages. The story revolves around a woman who makes her living by paying close [Keep Reading]

Tessa and Scott – National Treasures!

January 8, 2021

Tessa & Scott: Our Journey from Childhood Dream to Gold by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with Steve Milton Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are national treasures. Their list of statistical accomplishments is extraordinarily lengthy: they set the world [Keep Reading]

Don’t Blink, Here Comes 13!

December 30, 2020

Doctor Who: Tale of Two Time Lords – A Little Help From My Friends The 13th Doctor and her companions; Graham, Ryan and Yaz, had planned to visit Woodstock but somehow the TARDIS managed to bring them back to the time when the 10th Doctor and [Keep Reading]

Punctuation Matters (A Great Book)

December 27, 2020

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss Punctuation matters. Something as simple as leaving a comma out of a sentence can change the meaning in very humorous ways. Unfortunately, many people are making [Keep Reading]

A Good Neighborhood – A Great Read

December 26, 2020

A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler I picked this one up from the library because it was on of NPR’s best books of the year. I was immediately hooked by the writing and the the author’s great use of foreshadowing. I knew something [Keep Reading]
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