Melanee Morin

The Novel Cure

The Novel Cure

Whatever ails you, from the psychological to the physical, spiritual and beyond, sometimes the best cure can come in the form of a book. While self-help books have become popular in recent decades, people have been using literature as a cure-all for centuries. Bibliotherapy involves the reading of specific texts with the purpose of healing, […]

 Melanee Morin

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Canada celebrating National Poetry Month in April. Established in 1998 by the League of Canadian Poets, National Poetry Month brings together schools, libraries, publishers, and poets from around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture. It’s a great time to discover a new […]

 Melanee Morin

The Art of Downsizing with Peter Walsh

The Art of Downsizing with Peter Walsh

With the rising temperatures and sense of renewal, spring is the quintessential time for cleaning and brightening up our homes from our winter hibernation. While a thorough cleaning is always beneficial, one of the most important things you can do to improve the ambiance, organization, and comfort of your home is downsizing your possessions. Peter […]

 Melanee Morin

Medical Thrillers by Local Author Melissa Yi

Medical Thrillers by Local Author Melissa Yi

The best person to write convincing, accurate, and exhilarating medical thriller novels is someone who knows the medical world inside-out and can weave this knowledge and experience into a fast-paced narrative. As an emergency physician with an active practice, Melissa Yuan-Innes (pen name Melissa Yi) encounters the strange and the macabre in her daily work […]

 Melanee Morin

Oscar-worthy Reading

Oscar-worthy Reading

Some of the greatest movies of all time are based on books: Forrest Gump, Jurassic Park, The Exorcist, and The Wizard of Oz to name a few. This past Sunday, March 4th, marked the 90th Academy Awards, and amidst the glamour and pageantry five more incredible movies based on books were nominated for Best Adapted […]

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