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This time of year, as the season turns and the weather worsens, is an opportune time to read that book you plan to read.
Many Canadians are unaware of how broad and important a role Canada actually played in the Second World War.
Peter Critchley shares details of fine Canadian works of both fiction and non-fiction
The best of biographies do more than paint a fascinating portrait.
Librarian Peter Critchley takes a look at some of the great book series available at the Okanagan Regional Library
Titles that embrace and celebrate the diversity and continuing to fight for freedom and equality.
Reading a mystery, while reclining in the cooling shade of a tree at the edge of a hot, sandy beach, is one of the rites of the season
The selection of the books previewed in this column occurred by happenstance...
The power of the written word is never so evident as when compared to a film based upon it.
There is nothing like opening a new book and turning to the first page of the latest volume in a riveting mystery series.
Many of the greatest stories ever written are as vital and compelling as when their authors first put pen to paper.
Sometimes a story leaps off the page and resonates far after it is read, even years later.
Books reveal the true stories of Canadian soldiers and battles in First and Second World Wars.
The best memoirs can tell the truth and reveal as much about the author as the subject at hand.
Summer for many readers is a time of guilty pleasure, a chance to lost in a frothy romance, riveting thriller or even an old western.
A riveting mystery novel and a hot summer day on a white sandy beach go together like a hotdog and mustard.
The dystopian story is tremendously popular in fiction and film. But the term dystopia can encompass far more in the literary world.
Not everyone keeps a garden. For some people it is simply enough to read about gardens of a different kind.
When some people travel, they venture off the beaten path to embark on surprising, and often revealing, journeys of adventure and discovery.
The advent of a new year is often a time for pause and reflection, and enduring titles.