From thrilling page turners, to moody Canadian fiction, I always have my head in a book. Clever writing and beautiful turns of phrase really get my heart beating. I like interesting characters, poetic language, surprising twists, and the opportunity to learn something new.
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Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Dystopian, Psychological Suspense, Classics, Memoirs, Popular Non-Fiction, Award Winners, Canadian Fiction, BC Authors, Poetry, Young Adult
"-Submitted by Kristen-
Read The Library Book by Susan Orlean! It’s an account of a fire in the Los Angeles Public Library in 1986 and its aftermath. It brings together research on arson and a suspected arsonist with a love of libraries and comm..."
"-Submitted by Jamie-
Many people in the last few years have inadvertently opened a “pandora’s box” by taking a DNA test. Some take it for curiosity, some take it because they were given it as a gift, and why not? Then to find out that biological..."
"-Submitted by Veronica-
A quiet, unassuming novel that was completely excellent. “Christina’s World” is an iconic American painting from the mid-20 century by Andrew Wyeth. It’s famous for it’s so-called “magic realism” style. At first glance, th..."
"-Submitted by Seline-
I listened to the audiobook: The Humans by Matt Haig. This is the story of an alien who comes to earth and assumes the likeness of a mathematics professor in order to prevent that professor from a mathematical discovery whic..."
"-Submitted by Pippa-
Wonderful characters and a unique crisis make this novel an enticing read, but solid writing and a great plot will keep you reading to the end. Single mom, Janie, struggles to keep herself together and protect her four year-o..."