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HUSH Podcast #115 – Best Books of 2017

Listen as librarian readers recommend their favorite books of 2017. Find out if your favorites made one of the lists.

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Onscreen Chameleons

Review this list of onscreen chameleons – actors who completely disappear into their characters and whose body of work is radically diverse.

Book Fix – Winter Tales

Review book, movie and music lists staff created to either distract you from the weather or help you embrace it. 

The Magic of a Championship Season

Explore recommended championship season reads, even if your team wasn’t the winner.

Fire, flood and blizzard

Discover the untold story of the Halifax disaster.

Trials and tribulations

Peruse December new releases with family challenges, unexpected truths, community battles, tension between religious and secular, and struggles to protect nature.