This year’s Man Booker Prize longlist included some surprises.
Like a lot of bookworms I usually have more than one (or two or three…) books on the go at any given time. Usually this means a novel, a non-fiction title, and an audiobook or two. Take a metaphorical peek over my shoulder and read further to learn what books I’m enjoying now.
Julie Wendland, Readers' Services Coordination, recently enjoyed Starlight, the final novel of the late Canadian novelist Richard Wagamese. Here is her mini review:
I don’t generally read a lot of self-help, but I do read a lot of non-fiction titles that just so happen to have lessons that can be applied to everyday life. The following are some books that are not technically self-help (except for one!) but will be helpful to the reader nonetheless!
If you're like me, autumn is bittersweet. The turning of the leaves signifies the end of a long, hot summer (my favourite time of the year) and the start of the long, cold winter (meh).
Lennox & Addington County business Calderwood Automation Services Ltd. has been named a Critical Power EcoXpert™ partner of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation. Calderwood Automation was trained by Schneider Electric to leverage the latest in IoT-enabled technology to deliver improved power availability, safety and operational efficiency to their customers.
Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is urgently looking for foster homes for teens.
Kristin loved Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles series -- especially this final book in the series! Here is her review of The Beauty of Darkness:
In The Beauty of Darkness, Mary E. Pearson has given us a thrilling conclusion to her New York Times bestselling Remnant Chronicles! I have been in love with this series and the unforgettable characters found within ever since I read the first book. Now with the first and second installments behind us, the author has given us one final book to wrap up this fantastic trilogy.
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows throughout the Quinte Watershed.
Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The long range forecasts do not show much rain and it looks as though the warm and dry conditions will continue into the fall.”
Lennox and Addington County Economic Development returned from the Economic Development Association of Canada Conference (Fredericton, NB) with two national marketing awards. Each year the Economic Development Association of Canada hosts the Marketing Canada Awards. The awards are presented to acknowledge communities across Canada who have succeeded in their marketing efforts and to highlight up-and-coming best practices in the economic development profession.