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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.

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.
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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.

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English

Contact:

604-853-7141


Episodes

The Jackson Brodie Mysteries (ReadRadio, Ep. 21)

9/13/2018
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FVRL Digital Services Librarian Natalie reviews the Jackson Brodie novels by Kate Atkinson. Private investigator Jackson Brodie is a former soldier and policeman from Yorkshire with a tough-guy exterior and a deeply empathetic heart. There are four mystery novels in the series: Case Histories, One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News?, and Started Early, Took My Dog.

Duration:00:03:44

TV Favourites (ReadRadio, Ep. 20)

8/31/2018
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Sally from Maple Ridge Public Library reviews three of her favourite TV series: Fringe, Fargo and Sherlock.

Duration:00:04:36

Three Dark Crowns (ReadRadio, Ep. 19)

8/16/2018
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Kristina from Ladner Pioneer Library reviews Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake. In this YA fantasy novel, a set of triplets is born - three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. On the night of their sixteenth birthday, the sisters must fight for power. The last queen standing will win the crown.

Duration:00:02:42

Eyes and Spies (ReadRadio, Ep. 18)

8/2/2018
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FVRL librarian Rachel reviews Eyes and Spies, a junior non-fiction book written by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, with illustrations by Belle Wuthrich. Eyes and Spies explains how information and data is collected and used by individuals, governments, companies and organizations. The book introduces topics ranging from data collection to computer surveillance, while exploring debates about personal privacy versus security.

Duration:00:02:18

Bird Box (ReadRadio, Ep. 17)

7/19/2018
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Sally reviews Josh Malerman's Bird Box. In a world where no one can go outside for fear of something terrifying that when seen drives people to deadly violence, single mother Malorie and her two children must attempt a terrifying twenty-mile trip downriver while blindfolded.

Duration:00:02:52

I Capture the Castle (ReadRadio, Ep. 16)

6/28/2018
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FVRL librarian Rachel reviews one of her favourite YA classics, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. This coming-of-age novel tells the story of the teenage Cassandra Mortmain, whose eccentric family lives in a decaying castle during the 1930s.

Duration:00:02:26

A Darker Shade of Magic (ReadRadio, Ep. 15)

6/1/2018
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Alaxandra reviews A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab. The first book in the Shades of Magic series, it tells the story of Kell, a magician who can travel between parallel universes connected by one magical city.

Duration:00:02:27

Life 3.0 (ReadRadio, Ep. 14)

5/17/2018
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FVRL CEO Scott Hargrove reviews Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Author Max Tegmark, an MIT professor, explores how AI will shape our future and affect our very sense of being human.

Duration:00:02:44

Seven Days of Us (ReadRadio, Ep. 13)

5/3/2018
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Teresa from Ladner Pioneer Library reviews Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak. A family can’t escape their secrets when they’re forced to spend a week in quarantine in this sharply funny novel.

Duration:00:02:53

Here and Gone (ReadRadio, Ep. 12)

4/20/2018
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Ladner Pioneer Library staffers Alaxandra, Kristina and Jaclyn discuss Haylen Beck's thriller Here and Gone.

Duration:00:04:05

Potty Training (ReadRadio, Ep. 11)

4/4/2018
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Jan reviews three books to help young children with potty training: Toilet Tales by Andrea Wayne-von-Konigslow; Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Tot by Bruce Lansky; and Pottytime for Chickies by Janee Trasler.

Duration:00:02:48

The Invisible Library Series (ReadRadio, Ep. 10)

3/26/2018
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Teresa reviews the Invisible Library series by Genevieve Cogman.

Duration:00:03:03

Birds Art Life (ReadRadio, Ep. 9)

3/8/2018
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Jill reviews Birds Art Life by Kyo Maclear.

Duration:00:02:05

Digital Content (ReadRadio, Ep. 8)

2/22/2018
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Digital Services Librarian Natalie introduces FVRL's digital content collection. Download popular eBooks and audiobooks online from Overdrive, cloudLibrary and RBdigital.

Duration:00:03:21

Altered Carbon (ReadRadio, Ep. 7)

2/8/2018
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FVRL CEO Scott Hargrove reviews Richard K. Morgan's Altered Carbon, the book that inspired the new Netflix series.

Duration:00:02:39

Between the Lines (ReadRadio, Ep. 6)

1/16/2018
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Robyn reviews Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer.

Duration:00:02:31

Lisa Kleypas Romances (ReadRadio, Ep. 5)

1/16/2018
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Sally reviews the romance novels of Lisa Kleypas.

Duration:00:02:43

The Bernie Gunther Series (ReadRadio, Ep. 4)

1/16/2018
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Linda reviews the Bernie Gunther mystery series by Phillip Kerr.

Duration:00:02:34

Breed and Brood (ReadRadio, Ep. 3)

1/16/2018
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Sally reviews Breed and Brood by Chase Novak.

Duration:00:02:42

Year of Wonder (ReadRadio, Ep. 2)

1/16/2018
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Jessica reviews Year of Wonder by Geraldine Brooks.

Duration:00:03:04