Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dancing to survive: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

When a novel written by a Canadian author debuts on the New York Times bestseller list, readers are intrigued.  The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan is an appealing mixture of  family drama, period piece (set in late 19th century Paris), and … Continue reading

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Why Book Clubs are Awesome: Reflections Post-meeting on Tinkers by Paul Harding

Let me begin by mentioning that GPL hosts 11 book clubs each and every month – we have an ESL book club, a men’s book club, a cook book club, a 20-something book club and not to mention several regular … Continue reading

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Guelph’s Vibrant Literary Community – Test Your Knowledge

A few years ago, as part of Guelph Public Library’s 125th anniversary celebrations, we hosted a gala evening lauding our local authors.  I was on the planning committee for this event, and quickly learned that Guelph’s literary community is extremely strong and … Continue reading

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