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Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Location:

Canada

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Podcasts

Description:

Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Language:

English

Contact:

604-853-7141


Episodes

Strange ... But True

12/1/2021
Rosemary tells listeners about three of her favourite books from the Strange But True series: Loch Ness Monster, Vampires, and Ghosts.

Duration:00:04:01

Good Omens

11/26/2021
Katie introduces listeners to Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel Good Omens.

Duration:00:03:19

Tea Dragon Society

11/24/2021
Kristine introduces listeners to Katie O'Neill's fantasy graphic novel series: The Tea Dragon Society.

Duration:00:04:30

On Writing

11/19/2021
Tune in as Liz introduces listeners to two titles to inspire aspiring fiction writers: Daniel Joshua Rubin's 27 Essential Principles of Story and Stephen King's On Writing.

Duration:00:03:28

Starfish

11/17/2021
Afton introduces listeners to a heartbreaking and breathtaking story, Starfish, a middle grade novel written in verse by Lisa Fipps.

Duration:00:02:08

Beverly Jenkins

11/12/2021
Margarita tells us about one of her favourite romance authors, Beverly Jenkins, an iconic writer of African-American historical romances.

Duration:00:03:19

CatStronauts

11/10/2021
Tune in to hear Laurel tell us about two awesome graphic novel series featuring cats and rocket ships: Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires and Catstronauts by Drew Brockington.

Duration:00:02:55

Favourite Authors

11/5/2021
Fraser Valley Regional Library is celebrating Authors Day (Nov. 1) and National Novel Writing Month (all through November). In this episode of ReadRadio, FVRL staff share a few of their favourite authors: Charles de Lint, Terry Pratchett, Madeline Miller, Lisa Genova, Beth O'Leary, Ben Aaronovitch and Susanna Clarke.

Duration:00:04:04

Favourite Kids' Authors

11/3/2021
Fraser Valley Regional Library is celebrating Authors Day (Nov. 1) and National Novel Writing Month (all through November). In this episode of Kids' ReadRadio, FVRL staff share a few of their favourite kids' authors: Jon Klassen, Cale Atkinson, Michael Hutchinson, Eric Carle and Connie Schofield-Morrison.

Duration:00:03:05

Reading Link Challenge 2021-2022 Book List

11/1/2021
In this bonus episode of Kids' ReadRadio, Dana makes the BIG announcement you’ve all been waiting for: the 2021–2022 Reading Link Challenge book list! She introduces listeners to the main characters of each book, and the stories you’re about to fall in love with. Ready, set, read! The books are: 1) Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami 2) The Case of the Missing Auntie by Michael Hutchinson 3) Inkling by Kenneth Oppel 4) The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris 5) The Unteachables by Gordon...

Duration:00:10:06

Pumpkinheads

10/29/2021
In this episode, Alex gets listeners into the spirit of Halloween as she tells us about Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks' young adult graphic novel, Pumpkinheads.

Duration:00:02:49

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

10/27/2021
In this episode, Parminder introduces listeners to her favourite classic novel: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Duration:00:03:00

Cosy Mysteries

10/22/2021
Donna tells us about some of her favourite cosy mystery writers and their series: Rhys Bowen, Jenn McKinlay, and Carlene O'Connor.

Duration:00:03:17

Canadian Celebrations

10/20/2021
In this episode Devon introduces listeners to a non-fiction series about Canadian Celebrations.

Duration:00:03:28

Anime Movies

10/15/2021
Sarah introduces us to three of her favourite anime movies: Spirited Away, Your Name, and A Silent Voice.

Duration:00:03:29

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

10/13/2021
Mieke introduces listeners to E. L. Konigsburg's captivating story, From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

Duration:00:02:31

Milo Imagines the World and Laxmi's Mooch

10/8/2021
Andrea introduces listeners to two great picture books to read with children from kindergarten to third grade: Milo Imagines the World by Matt De la Peña and Laxmi's Mooch by Shelly Anand.

Duration:00:02:39

The Willoughbys

10/6/2021
Looking for a great read-aloud? Francie tells us about The Willoughbys, a weird and wacky adventure story by Lois Lowry.

Duration:00:03:00

Bilingual Books

10/1/2021
Sandeep discusses bilingual books, and recommends two Punjabi and English titles to share with young readers by Gurmeet Kaur: The Sparrow and the Crow and The Sparrow and the Pippal.

Duration:00:03:30

Fart Quest

9/29/2021
Do you love video games or Dungeons and Dragons? Are you looking for a funny, fast-paced adventure story? Afton recommends Aaron Reynolds' series Fart Quest.

Duration:00:02:25