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Here Lies the Librarian

Author: Richard Peck

The year is 1914, and Peewee McGrath and her big brother Jake just about do all right with their garage on the outskirts of nowhere, fixing flats and selling gas to passing travelers. 292 more words

Book Review

Trial for broadcaster charged in 2010 shooting delayed until next April

The trial of a high-profile Surrey broadcaster charged in an August 2010 shooting was adjourned in B.C. Supreme Court Thursday after an issue arose over recent Crown disclosure in the case. 300 more words

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A Long Way from Chicago

A Long Way from Chicago is a hilarious collection of stories about a boy and his sister from Chicago who go to spend one week of every summer in the late 1920’s and early 30’s with their—shall we say— 348 more words


Books I’ve Read So Far in 2014

Here is a list (not quite in order) of those books that I have read completely through so far this year.

The Mystery in the Drood Family by Montagu Saunders (Cambridge: at the University Press, 1914) — I read this after reading Dickens’ last (uncompleted) novel for the ‘ 336 more words