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Canada Reads 2019 debates are on now!See more

The annual debate to choose one book Canada should read this year is back! From March 25-28, five Canadians will duke it out over which of the five shortlisted titles best fulfills this year's theme: One Book to Move You. Find out more at CBC.ca.
Reading in the Rockies reviews ... Minds of Winter!See more
Welcome to another guest book review, from local book reviewer, Reading in the Rockies! We'll be posting her reviews here, and on our new Book Reviews page, to help you and your staff learn more about the books we're carrying.

In this edition, she's reviewing Minds of Winter, by Ed O'Loughlin.

REVIEW

One to read and then read again.  ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.5/5
 
“If you really didn’t believe in coincidence, you’d have to believe in conspiracy instead.”

Minds of Winter has been described as clunky, ambitious, and confusing, and while I can appreciate that it is not universally fascinating, it checked off several boxes for me – historical fiction, mystery, Canadian author. I tend to romanticize the subjects within this book – Winter, Canadian history and exploration – and will jump at the opportunity to read any book based in northern Canada. Minds of Winter is the type of book which either works for you, or it doesn’t, but it certainly worked for me. [continue reading] 

Banff Mountain Book Competition winners now in stock!See more

Part of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Banff Mountain Book Competition bestows internationally recognized awards that celebrate mountain literature and authors. We have several of the category award winners in stock, including the Grand Prize winner, The Eight Mountains.