Shelf Talk Staff Blog
A Short History of Mysteries
Posted on March 20, 2023 10:00 AM
I can never say no to a good mystery novel. Given how popular they are at every age, I bet many of you can’t either. Whether a cozy detective whodunit or the next unreliable...
Why You Should Read Romance for International Women's Day
Posted on March 06, 2023 10:00 AM
It’s March 6, two days before International Woman’s Day. I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a woman, particularly one who loves books. You see, I like books I’m not...
Observations of the Modern Canadian Author
Posted on February 20, 2023 10:00 AM
As an English major at OttawaU, a prerequisite class was “Canadian Literature”. It consisted of what I considered to be stuffy and old works such as Susanna Moodie’sRoughing...
Diving into Historical Fiction
Posted on February 06, 2023 10:00 AM
Learning about history has always interested me. That is why I have always loved reading historical fiction - to discover stories about interesting people who are featured as characters...
Cozy Comfort Reads: Kate Morton
Posted on January 23, 2023 11:33 AM
Despite the popularity of New Year’s Resolutions this time of year, I often find myself yearning for familiar comforts in January. Long, dark evenings in winter are best endured...