Monthly Archives: August 2015

Happy ever after

The folks at NPR have published a list of 100 Swoon-worthy Romances. Check it out here, at http://www.npr.org/2015/07/29/426731847/happy-ever-after-100-swoon-worthy-romances. — August 13, 2015 Advertisements

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A scorpion’s sting

Looking for a different kind of critter? How about a scorpion? Scorpion is the code name of a freelance mercenary, a professional spy who works for the West. Andrew Kaplan’s Scorpion Betrayal (2012), is a spy novel in Adult Fiction … Continue reading

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Do you want to hear it live, or d’you prefer a recorded version? The nightingale sings beautifully, but you’ll have to travel to find the real thing

It is a dull brown. The nightingale — technically, luscinia megarhynchosm – grows to 16. 5 cm, and you’d hardly notice it if it was right in front of you, even if it was jumping up and down and gobbling … Continue reading

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Before 30?

CBC Books has published a list of fiction “to read before you’re 30.” Some of those books include those by authors Douglas Coupland, Rohinton Mistry, Nalo Hopkinson, Rawi Hage, Heather O’Neill. Find the list at http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/07/30-works-of-canadian-fiction-to-read-before-youre-30.html. There’s also a summer … Continue reading

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