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Loggers’ Daughters by Maureen Brownlee

It is 1983. On the streets of Vancouver women’s libbers are marching. In the forests of the northern interior a tapped out logging contractor is slowly going broke. Down the road, on a small stump ranch, Adare and Dave Wilkins face the fact that they have given the best years of their lives to a [...]

David & Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell

We all know that underdogs can win–that’s what the David versus Goliath legend tells us, and we’ve seen it with our own eyes. Or have we? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, [...]

October Book Of The Month

Drunk Mom by Jowita Bydlowska Addiction memoirs have proliferated in recent decades, crowding a genre once limited to a handful of classics such as the gentlemanly Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and the hilariously hedonistic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Jowita Bydlowska’s account of how she relapsed into alcoholism stands out because she was, [...]

Bare It For Books Calendar

Reading has always been sexy, and for many book lovers, authors even more so. Leduc and Young decided to take this, and what had begun as a casual Twitter exchange, a step further. Early in 2013, they officially announced plans for Bare It For Books, a calendar of Canadian author nudes. All proceeds from the calendar [...]

20th Anniversary Celebration

Polar Peek Books & Treasures Celebrates 20 Years as Fernie’s Locally Owned & Independent Bookstore On Saturday October 19, 2013 owner Patty Reedyk is hosting an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Polar Peek Books and Treasures. She was the first employee when the shop opened in 1993 by locals Anne Anderson and Laura Nelson. [...]