Books & Lit
Here are some of the best teen books I read, plus some of the graphic novels I came across that stood out. Next up will be the adult books, which just goes to show, it was a great year for good reads.
Jessica Green is a book addict and library card holder since the age of 3. She’s a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library and currently the Apartment613 Librarian-in-Residence, sharing a compendium of literary thoughts and tips. Our Librarian-in-Residence’s picks for the best comics and graphic novels of the year are below. Stay tuned for her […]
It’s cold. It’s snowy. The last thing on most people’s minds is getting their next good run in. But Mark Sutcliffe is not most people.
It’s that time of the year, where our Librarian In Residence shares some of the gems she has come across in her reading.
This week on the show, we’ve got local broadcaster, columnist and author Mark Sutcliffe. Recently named to the Order of Ottawa, his new book Long Road to Boston chronicles his journey as an everyman trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon.
As Geoffrey Rush puts it in Shakespeare in Love, the secret to a great story is “laughs, love, and a bit with a dog” and Ottawa author Maureen Fisher delivers all three in her novel Fur Ball Fever.
Is this the year you want to learn how to cook healthy meals? How to eat well on a budget? How to cook once and eat for days? You’re in luck!
The Teen Author Fest is a great event that can help enlighten those in dire need of an adventure and provide the tools needed to create their own.
After being asked for a list of books on community and civic engagement, I started researching to see if I could learn more about what exactly this means, especially in light of some of the big ongoing projects in Ottawa.
As a storyteller, Coyote’s warmth, charisma, and compassion are evident, making their performances not to be missed.
See Vivek Shraya at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23rd and 24th.
Ottawans love to read good books, including books written by local and Canadian writers, but every now and then, even the most avid reader needs a bit of a push finding their next coup-de-coeur.
A series of events discusses topics like food security & ethical eating, and showcase local producers.
“Like Canada, Canadian literature is a social construction made up by the CBC and marketing firms.”
Once In A Blue Kentucky Moon delivers a fast-paced contemporary romance with just a hint of an edge.