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Spooky October Reads by Elesha Teskey

Once October hits, some people like to pull out spooky or horror stories. Reading classics like Frankenstein, Dracula, or The Haunting of Hill House is wonderful, but the Temiskaming Shores Public Library has some other books that may give you … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude by Alison McCorkle

I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving despite all the changes and protocols to follow in our “new normal”. There is still lots for all of us to be thankful for, even if it feels like we have to look … Continue reading

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Starting Over and New Beginnings: Winter Solstice and the New Year by Sharren Reil

Our celebration of the New Year on January 1st is not an ancient phenomenon. Many believe that the first recording of this celebration is in Mesopotamia c. 2000 B.C. and was celebrated around the time of the vernal equinox in … Continue reading

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TSPL Top 100 Checkouts of 2019

1. Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny 2. Past Tense by Lee Child 3. Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci 4. The Boy by Tami Hoag 5. Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich 6. The 18th Abduction by James Patterson and … Continue reading

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The Best Sex I Ever Has Was In A Book by Alison McCorkle

Now that I have your attention let me explain myself. I wasn’t the one actually in the throes of passion, I was just the reader of this steamy scene. Spicy romance novels aren’t for everyone. If by chance you might … Continue reading

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Young Adult Books for All Ages, by Emily Smith

Young adult books is a genre targeted towards teenagers. The genre is meant to bridge the gap for readers between children’s books and adult fiction. However, in recent years, the genre has become much more than that. Naturally, young adult … Continue reading

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Books with Unreliable Narrators, by Emily Smith

The use of an unreliable narrator in fiction books is a common trope, particularly within the mystery and thriller genre. An unreliable narrator adds to the intrigue. It leaves the reader wondering whether or not they can be trusted.  Is … Continue reading

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Summer Reads by Melissa Campsall

Summer is finally here. Sunny days and warm nights are perfect for reading with a cool drink in hand at the beach, cottage or home with the AC blasting! At the Temiskaming Shores Public Library, we have all your summer … Continue reading

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Summer Reading by Emily Smith

Summer reading is an entirely different experience. While in the winter, we may use reading as an excuse to stay inside where it is warm, during the summer, it’s a totally different ball game! My favourite kind of summer day … Continue reading

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Looking for a New Author?, by Elesha Teskey

People are creatures of habit. When we find something we like, we stick with it. Books are no different. We all have our favourite authors or genres. But what happens when you need something new? There are some great websites … Continue reading

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