Thursday, May 10, 2012

Trillium Award Nominees

This year’s six English finalists for the book award are:
Ken Babstock, Methodist Hatchet, Anansi.
David Bezmozgis, The Free World, HarperCollins Publishers.
Tony Burgess, Idaho Winter, ECW Press.
Kristen den Hartog, And Me Among Them, Freehand Books.
David Gilmour, The Perfect Order of Things, Thomas Allen.
Phil Hall, Killdeer, BookThug.
This year’s five French finalists for the book award are:
Yann Garvoz, Plantation Massa-Lanmaux, Éditions Maurice Nadeau.
Maurice Henrie L’enfantCement, Éditions Prise de parole.
Monia Mazigh, Miroirs et mirages, Éditions L’Interligne.
Joëlle Roy, Xman est back en Huronie, Éditions David
Michèle Vinet, Jeudi Novembre, Éditions Prise de parole.
This year’s three English finalists for poetry:
Helen Guri, Match, Coach House Books.
Jacob McArthur Mooney, Folk, McClelland & Stewart.
Nick Thran, Earworm, Nightwood Editions.
This year’s three French finalists for poetry.
Sonia Lamontagne, À tire d’ailes, Éditions Prise de parole.
François Baril Pelletier, Apocryphes du coeur, Éditions David.
Aurélie Resch, Cendres de lune, Éditions L’ Harmattan

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Maurice Sendak Has Died

dewar May 9, 2012

Image from Toronto Sun May 9, 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May Top Ten

Top 10 Books

Heaven is for Real by Tood Burpo
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Kill Shot by Vince Flynn
Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Private Games by James Patterson
The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay
11th Hour by James Patterson

Top 10 DVDs

50 50
Alvin and the Chipmunks
A Night to Remember
Born to be Wild
Breaking Dawn

May Book Group

The May Adult Book Group will meet again Thursday May 17 at 1:30 p.m. and will continue with the same topic as was posted for April - Travel.

New members are always welcome.

For more information, contact Jill at 905-563-7014.