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Reading Snapshot October 2016

I can pretend no longer. The tinges of red on bushes in my garden and the rate at which our copper beech is shedding leaves tells me that summer is over. 655 more words


Teaser Tuesday (Sept. 27)

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jenn of Books And A Beat.

Here’s what you do for Teaser Tuesday:

• Grab your current read… 240 more words


Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling*

We all have our fears, and sometimes even phobias. One of the more common fears people have is fear of the dark. For those people, the scene in the ‘photo you see isn’t peaceful or romantic. 990 more words

Agatha Christie

A Child of Books finds Conflict and Compromise on this week's National Post Bestseller List

The National Post Bestseller List is reported weekly by a different Canadian bookstore, featuring local favourites alongside national hits. This week’s list courtesy of The Bookshelf… 313 more words


Let's Try Again*

I’m sure you’ve this sort of experience. You excitedly begin to read a novel by one of your very top-of-the-list authors, and you’re expecting to be drawn into the story. 921 more words

Agatha Christie

Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen. Ring the Bells that Still Can Ring.

Leonard Cohen is trending on Facebook.  I hovered over his name in my newsfeed to find that today is his birthday.

Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen. 249 more words


Louise Penny - A Great Reckoning

Those of you who have been reading my blog for awhile know that I get all a-twitter when Louise Penny publishes a new novel. This one was particularly good as it had me curling my toes in anticipation for what might happen to a favourite character, excited by the introduction of new characters, and basking in the glow that is Theee Pines. 30 more words