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Four 3-word sentences that lead to wisdom

It’s no secret that my favourite fiction genre is the murder mystery. And of the many, many detective series I read, my favourite character without question is Louise Penny’s creation, Inspector Armand Gamache of the Québec Sûreté. If you’ve never visited … Continue reading

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Best books of 2017

Here’s my annual ‘best fiction books’ list with suggestions for your next library outing. As always, the list includes books published during and before 2017. A couple of surgeries, hospitalization and a lengthy recovery provided plenty of time to read … Continue reading

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Augmented reality

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a tenuous relationship with technology. I need a lot of help. When you say, “Oh, I just love [x] – it’s so intuitive,” I hear, “Oh, something else Sean will have a … Continue reading

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Summer book group anyone?

Recovering from a staph infection that required hospitalization has forced me to slow down considerably. My energy levels are low, and my ability to focus has been drastically reduced. I am definitely on the upswing, but recovery is going to … Continue reading

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Best books of 2016 – fiction

I love ‘Best of…’ lists, especially ‘Best books’ lists. Here’s my annual offering – I hope you find something to look for on your next visit to the library! (Note: although I read the following books last year, many of … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

It’s no secret that my favourite fiction genre is the murder mystery, and this year I finally cracked open the first Chief Inspector Gamache mystery by Louise Penny, Still Life, and then went on to devour the next three before … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2015 – Children’s

Most nights Rebecca or I read to our kids, Maggie (11) and Seth (10) at bedtime. Some books because they relate to something they’re studying in school; others because they’re fun; and others because they speak to things we think … Continue reading

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