Mary’s January Reading List

I love a good read. Before I had my son I used to easily read 5-10 books a month. But now, I’m lucky if I get to finish one every couple of months or so. As much as I love books, I have a small apartment and the clutter is killing me.  Luckily now that I’ve…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: December 4-10, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! This week we are starting to see stores discounting their holiday clothes & decor already! The trend is to get most of their holiday items off…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: November 27 – December 3, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! Now that Black Friday/Cyber Monday is done, let’s start the holiday deals as we countdown until Christmas. This week we look at stocking stuffer deals for…

Love, Black History and Literature

Can hope outlast death? Spend Valentine’s Day afternoon at the Britannia Branch Library with author Roger Blenman, as he addresses the concept of Black History and reads from his latest novel; Dead’er.  Dead’er is set in Vancouver, where introvert Sean lives his quite and solitary life – that is until strange messages start to appear to…

Meet Local Author Roger R. Blenman

A few months ago, I met writer Roger Blenman. He’s a very interesting and intelligent man. When he told me about his first novel, Dead’er, I was curious right away. Dead’er takes place in 1880’s and present day Vancouver. The protagonist, Sean, comes to believe that his downtown apartment is haunted by a malevolent spirit. A…

My top 5 most scary books

Just in time for Halloween! Who doesn’t like to be scared? I know I do. Halloween is my favourite time of year! If you know me, you know I love to read. I am a fan of the written word. I read about 3-5 books a month. More if I’m on vacation. I have a…