Posted on Wednesday, November 06, 2019 06:59 PM
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 enjoy a little more ‘action of an intimate nature’ in your life (without having to shave your legs or other body parts, worry about pregnancy, STDs, or having to cuddle or sleep with this other person), you might want to give them a try.
Here are some titles that might ‘turn you on’ to...
Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 07:25 PM
Days are getting shorter and the temperature is dropping. Usually at this time of year people start to crave comfort food, which is defined on Google as: “Food that provides consolation or a feeling of well-being, typically any with a high sugar or other carbohydrate content and associated with childhood or home cooking.”
Both branches of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library have a large selection of cookbooks, including ones with comfort food. Today we’ll take a look at four of them.
Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:11 PM
The significance of finding a novel that includes a strong female character is paramount, especially when found in literature for young girls and women. Throughout my reading journey I have come across various literary heroines who I believe to be great role models for women.
Below are my top four favourite heroines:
Elizabeth Bennet – Pride and Prejudice (18th Century)
Elizabeth Bennet is the protagonist of the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Elizabeth is a determined young...
Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:45 PM
I am a fairly new Library Clerk at TSPL, and getting this job has really opened my eyes to all the library has to offer. Of course we have books, but there is so much more! Let’s start with the building that houses our collection. Our library in New Liskeard is one of 125 libraries across Canada that was funded by a very wealthy business man and philanthropist named Andrew Carnegie. He funded 111 libraries in Ontario, and worldwide he financed, through his foundation, 2509 libraries. He was a very...
Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:20 PM
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 the narrator crazy? Or is there actually someone out to get them…
One of the more popular books with an unreliable narrator is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. The main character may have witnessed, or even been involved in a crime, but she was drunk and...