Tag Archives: Guelph Public Library

Interview with Local Author Joanne Guidoccio

Guelph author Joanne Guidoccio’s newest novel, A Season for Killing Blondes, has everything a mystery lover could want: a heroine in distress, an old flame from her past, vexing villains and, of course, a series of gristly murders. The books is … Continue reading

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“Tipping the Velvet” by Sarah Waters — LGBTQ Book Club Review

The latest book for our LGBTQ Book Club to review is Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet. This award-winner was called one of the most important debut books of the 1900s and subsequently became a wildly successful BBC mini-series (also available … Continue reading

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When Everything Feels Like The Movies: YA Fiction With an Edge

What’s it like growing up gay and fabulous in dingy small town America? That’s one of the many questions explored in author Raziel Reid’s first novel When Everything Feels Like The Movies. The book won the Governor General’s award for Young … Continue reading

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Canadian Translation Revives Classic Myths

Norse myths enjoy a resurgence of interest these days. Contemporary films featuring the legendary hero Thor are box office blockbusters. The world of Middle-Earth featured in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings is heavily influenced by the stories … Continue reading

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Modern Classic Graphica: The Alchemist

I’m not one to seek out graphic novels. I don’t have something against them, they’re just not something I’m used to reading. Even as a kid, I never sought out comic books and I was “forced” to read my first … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

I fell in love with Sherlock as a teenager. At a time in my life when nothing made sense, it was reassuring to find someone who always made perfect sense, even if that made others uncomfortable. Sherlock, with his razor-sharp mind and almost supernatural powers of … Continue reading

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“This Little Whatever”: e-Romance Confession

Hello, my name is Brandon and… I read romance novels. There. I said it. I feel better. Of course I’m just being dramatic. Enjoying a good romance novel is nothing to be ashamed of. There is, however, the occasional raised … Continue reading

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