Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hello Muddah! Hello Faddah! Here I am at…, or, How to Spend Your Summer Vacation!

From The Record, July 7th, 2017 I spend a week every summer at a United Church Camp helping a group of teens and young adults to become awesome counselors to 80 kids from all over the province. Packing my bags … Continue reading

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Clubbin’ on Brier Island…. Dateline Westport!

From The Record June 30th, 2017 The Library’s intrepid president has been known to stray occasionally from the confines of Lennoxville…. Going southwest from Digby, Nova Scotia, there is a peninsula that separates St Mary’s Bay from the Bay of … Continue reading

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Work Like Any Other: A Novel Virginia Reeves

What can I say about reading a book that I was pretty sure I wasn’t  going to enjoy, before reading even a single page?  That I was neither racing through, nor dozing off while reading it? That was better than … Continue reading

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Colum McCann’s TransAtlantic: Fact Meets Fiction in Spellbinding Tale

From The Record, June 16 I must admit to having some prejudice when it came to approaching Colum McCann’s 2013 novel Trans Atlantic (available in the Library). I had really enjoyed his 2010 work, Let the Great World Spin (also … Continue reading

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Philip Kerr: Bizarro Raymond Chandler? And, Friendship Day BOOK SALE!!!!

From the Record June 9th, 2017 I’m surprised that it took me so long to find Philip Kerr. I am a huge fan of Raymond Chandler, and, although Kerr has been compared to Alan Furst and John Le Carré, he … Continue reading

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