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7th July 2015 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Keri Arthur
Wicked Embers (Souls of Fire, Book 2)
Penguin Signet (US: 7th July 2015); Hachette Piatkus (UK: 7th July 2015) 730 more words

Keri Arthur

Swerve by Vicki Pettersson

I recently finished a book for another website I review for, Books and Whatnot. I wanted to get an advanced copy to read because I’ve always been a fan of thriller/mystery stories. 400 more words

Do you dare let your kids go in the Screamin' Skulls Daycare van?

This is not the stuff of a Tiffany’s ad. You know the ones, designed to convince us that “showing her how much you really care” requires presenting one’s gal with a piece of platinum jewelry on her birthday. 473 more words


Are the type of jeans you wear in your genes?

If genes are fate, well, so are jeans. Like it or not, the fact is, we are the denim we wear. Oh, sure, you can try to sidestep your destiny by showing up at Ranchman’s this week in a pair of polyester microfibre cargo shorts, but you’ll be shown the door faster than you can get your wallet back in your Velcro-closure pocket. 532 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

1. Stampede Parade; Friday, July 3; Downtown Calgary, 7:30 a.m.

It’s true that opinion is divided on the Stampede, but, as the old song has it “I love a parade.” To quote further from the Harold Arlen/ Ted Koehler song, “I don’t know a son of a gun/ Who wouldn’t be willing to run/ To see a parade come marching down the line.” 382 more words


Gallery: Beyond the Stampede Fringe

It’s festival season, and if you’re looking for something new to wear to the party, fashion’s current fascination with 1970s Boho style makes shopping easier than finding a table in the beer tent at Folk Fest. 359 more words


Soak up the summer in the city

In addition to its many its many other qualities—impressive height, commanding views and curvaceous form—the Bow Building is also surprisingly absorbent. At least, it is when rendered on a tea towel. 66 more words