What’s that? Puffin Plated and The Golden Girls? Are you wondering what I’m talking about? Well, this picture-heavy post is all about books perfect for the upcoming holiday and Christmas season- specifically about three great new books from the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada. Puffin Plated is a new series of beautiful “deluxe, full-color, illustrated editions of classic […]
Welcome to a spotlight post featuring crime fiction author and forensic specialist Jennifer Graeser Dornbush. Jennifer is a forensic consultant on television shows (like Prison Break, Leverage, and Hawaii Five-0), frequently guest speaks and hosts webinars on topics like death investigation and crime fiction, and has recently had her debut mystery novel, The Coroner, published by Crooked Lane Books! […]
Sometimes, one can feel a little bit like poor Charlie Brown up there getting duped yet again by Lucy and the football! I’m not getting all maudlin or dramatic, I promise, it’s just been yet another bit of a bumpy stretch with health issues and a genuine lack of time for reading or reviewing! Some really awesome bookish bits in […]
Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week is all about honouring fall TV, and I have decided to do a list of my top ten favourite shows. Now, as with most other Top Ten Tuesdays, I have had a difficult time narrowing things down, […]
In honour of Canada Day, here’s Mike from Canmore (as played by the wonderful comedian/writer John Morgan) with some words on being Canadian: Safe and happy holiday, all!
Christopher Walken can fly, folks! This music video (directed by Spike Jonze!) is from 2001, can you believe it?
I know it’s only Tuesday, but I feel a bit like Georgie boy here… I’ve made some headway into my 2015 reading challenge and read a few YA titles; I hope to have some new posts up soon!
I hope everyone has had a lovely and safe Christmas and/or winter holiday so far! Here’s a little something for the holidays from an Elvis Presley TV appearance in 1968. Would’ve been amazing to be part of that audience!
Those opening notes! Again: Those opening notes!
The great British series Black Books stars Dylan Moran as Bernard Black, bookshop owner and disheveled grouch. Lover of alcohol and cigarettes, and considerably less fond of dealing with the public, Bernard has quite the way of dealing with patrons, as you can see in the compilation below. As a librarian who deals with the public, I can say that his retorts and attitude are oh so tempting…