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If You're Going to Read Just ONE Book This Summer....You Will Be Making a Terrible Mistake

18 perfect reads for wherever you're getting your summer on.

Andrea Curtis: The Weight of Water

A fantastic list of books in which water features as a defining force, by the author of new novel Big Water

All Books Are Beach Books: Get Your Summer Reads Locked In

From this eclectic selection, you're sure to find a book that suits you perfectly. 

Summer Eats: Apricot Curd Tart

A delectable treat from new cookbook, The Okanagan Table

"Love Song," by Theresa Kishkan

"The table is set; time to come up from the lake." An excerpt from The Summer Book. 

Notes from a Children's Librarian: Graphic Novels for Summer

Each of these picks delivers its own take on the graphic form, and makes for easy reading during the summer months.

Summer Holiday #ReadLocal Special: Read Where You Are

Find great reads connected to the places you're headed to this summer with our #ReadLocal map. 

Notes from a Children's Librarian: Summer Reads Most Feral

Ever wonder how a baboon thinks about his fellow baboons? Or how a cat views the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Or how a seeing-eye dog-in-training tunes …

Marissa Stapley's Perfect Dock-Side Reads

The author of Mating for Life knows a thing or two about cottage reading. 

Summer Covers, Had Me a Blast

All right, it's True Confessions time: I'm a sucker for books whose covers scream, "Summer!" 

My all-time favourite summer cover is Alice Petersen's short …

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