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Having Fun With Side Characters

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 13 & 14 (The Missing)(Mr. Murdoch’s Neighbourhood)  These two episodes are much more well-balanced in tone than the previous two. Overall, the mysteries in each are classic whodunits, the main characters get a chance to … Continue reading

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Lion (2016)

Lion (2016) If this were a fictional story, it would be almost unbelievable. It would be seen as overly-contrived and unrealistic, or something that would be better seen as allegorical. Based on the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Librarian Who Doesn’t Read Much…

…at least not of the fiction variety. I used to love to read. I still do, but now I tend to read a lot of online articles and non-fiction. When I want a fix of fictional stories, I tend to … Continue reading

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Intermission!

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 9 & 10 (The Changelings)(Wish You Were Here) Well, talk about losing the parent lottery! After five years, we finally meet Rumplestiltskin’s mother. Since we still don’t know what happened between her and … Continue reading

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Orphan Black – Season 4 (2016)

For a fourth year in a row, Orphan Black has presented a thrilling, action-packed, entertaining, and thought-provoking season. While only ten episodes, it makes up for the lack of time with a lot of story, character, and drama – with … Continue reading

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Out of the Frying Pan…

I will admit that I am definitely not the most qualified person to pontificate about the Brexit. Canada, while still having close ties to Europe and the United Kingdom in particular, has an ocean and a century-and-a-half of history between … Continue reading

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Sex Distracting from Religion

Judy Blume’s Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret (1970) The world of Are You There God, It’s Me, Margaret is the late 1960s, when religion and belief in God was a lot more ubiquitous than it is now. Even … Continue reading

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