This week, I got to chat with Gail Bowen, the Queen of Canadian crime fiction, about her upcoming talk at the Saskatoon Word on the Street Festival and the two (!) books she has coming out in 2017. Learn more about Gail at gailbowen.com and learn more about the Saskatoon Word on the Street Festival at thewordonthestreet.ca/saskatoon.
This week I was joined by Jim Drake from the Children's Department of the Saskatoon Public Library for his picks of great books for children to read (or to read to children). The books we discussed (and some we didn't have time to discuss) included:
This week I was joined by Theressa Slind, Adult Collections Librarian for the Saskatoon Public Library for her suggestions of non-fiction books for summer reading. The books we discussed (and a few we didn't have time to discuss) were:
Erin Romanyshyn, Fiction Specialist for the Saskatoon Public Library, joined me this week with her suggestions for summer reading. Here are the books we discussed, as well as a few titles we didn't have time to get into:
This week I spoke with Prince Albert debut novelist Kim Morrall about her new book, Baba and Me. She'll be launching it tonight (June 16, 2016) at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon, so make sure to stop by and say hi! Learn more about her and her book at facebook.com/babaandme
This week I was joined by Saskatoon author and historian Bill Waiser to talk about his new book, A World We Have Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905. Learn more about Bill at billwaiser.com and make sure to check out his launch event on June 10th, 2016 at 7pm.
This week I was joined by Elizabeth Philips to talk about the recent nominations for her debut novel, The Afterlife of Birds. This work recently won the Saskatoon Book Award from the Saskatchewan Book Awards and has been nominated for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. Learn more about Elizabeth at elizabethphilips-writer.com.