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Book Review: Eye of Minds

Eye of Minds by James Dashner My rating for this book: 5 stars out of 5 If you’re looking for an unsual plot twist, this book is perfect. Three gamers find their way to stop another gamer from stealing bodies. This book is great for people who don’t...

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Throwback Thursday!

by Ashlin D. Have you ever noticed how we criticize the fashions and ways of the recent past relentlessly, but within a few more years adore them once again? No? Just think back to the early 2000s. Yeah, many of us are not proud of our fashion choices,...

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Your Post Comic Con Fandom Survival Guide

by Laura, So, what do I do now? Your post-C4 fandom survival guide Halloween has come and gone, another C4 (Central Canada Comic Con) is in the history books. Sure, you may have your many varied purchases splayed out around you, your room may be filled with various...

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Fantastic Fairy Tales

by Terri, I love a good fairy tale. Fairy tale movies and TV shows are everywhere, Once Upon a Time (so good), Ever After (love this movie), the new live action Beauty and the Beast (can’t wait) to be released in 2017, and so many more. Even better...

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1,667 Words/Day

By Meagan Hey, you there. Yeah, you! Wanna write a novel? How about writing a novel in just 30 days? Sounds like one of those too-good-to-be-true infomercials, doesn’t it? It’s certainly a pretty lofty goal, especially if you’ve ever known the heartbreak of writer’s block. Well, it just...

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YALSA’s 2016 Teens’ Top Ten

Each year, the Young Adult Library Association launces a Teens’ Top Ten list. Teens nominate and select their favourite books from the preceding year. Here’s the list – leave your comments below if you’ve read any of these picks or add them to your list and let us...

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Safe At Last

By Elke According to the United Nations, 65.3 million people were forced to leave their homes in 2015. 21.5 million of them are registered as refugees. That means they are on the move or in temporary camps looking for a place to stay. I can’t even wrap my...

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Leave the Light On!

By Tegan Brilliant coloured leaves are piling up on the ground, there are pumpkins in the store and a chill in the ar. Fall is definitely here, and the cooler weather makes it the perfect time for curling up inside with a hot chocolate and a great book....