Category Archives: Reading/Authors

Rave Reviewed

This month I was flying solo as we returned to Rave Reviews after a break for the summer. We had lots to catch up on as everyone had a busy summer full of excellent books. I was excited to share my selections and receive excellent recommendations from library customers in attendance. My choices for this month were pretty varied and included a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles. I featured a mix of serious...
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Audiobooks @ WPL

June is audiobook month. If you’ve never tried audiobooks before, now is as good a time as any to get started. Some say audiobooks don’t count as reading? I say who cares! As long as I still find out who dunnit in the end, does it really matter if it’s via eye or ear? I turned to audiobooks as a means of sneaking extra chapters into my jam packed days....
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Libby, by Overdrive

Have you met Libby? If you’re into eBooks & eAudiobooks, chances are you have – or that you will soon. Created by Overdrive, the Libby app is essentially an easier to use version of the Overdrive app. It contains all of the same titles Overdrive, and if you’re using Overdrive already your account information, checkouts, and holds will automatically transfer over into Libby. Libby is built and branded as a...
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Getting Off – and Finding Redemption: the Don Tait Story

Last Saturday afternoon, journalism instructor and local author Veronique Mandal recounted how, for the better part of two decades and over two continents, she pursued the story of former Windsorite, Don Tait. The son of an alcoholic father, Tait at different periods in his life has been a hard-working criminal lawyer, an addict, a fugitive, and a survivor of serious health problems.  It is only in the last few years that...
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Veronique Mandal Presents Book: Getting Off: A Criminal Lawyer’s Road To Redemption

The latest book from journalist and author, Veronique Mandal, profiles former Windsor criminal lawyer, Don Tait.  Entitled, GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION, Mandal follows the trail from Tait’s high octane lifestyle in Windsor, through his recovery from addictions, to his final days in Africa. Mandal will be presenting excerpts from her book plus her adventures researching it, in an author talk at the Central Branch of the...
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