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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Release Date: 09/11/2020

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Why do we read? To get away, to learn, to watch other people without guilt. Why do we write? Let's be honest, Steph and Candice come to no conclusions about these existential questions, but they try. Books The Stand, The Green Mile, Needful Things, Gerald's Game, Dolores Claiborne, Cell by Links Stephen King's accidental blindness on race - Timestamps 02:15 - What's NaNoWriMo? 07:00 - revisiting stories you already know 10:00 - taking time to think about what you are reading and watching 11:00 - The Stephen King Project 15:00 - Stephen King and the myth of meritocracy 22:00 - How our...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Halloween time has come around again... Steph and Candice take full advantage by chatting about spooky books and spooky tv shows. We also discuss whether or not people should be reading stories about the downfall of humanity, whether it be from viruses or robots. Books, television and other links - the proto crime podcast, as a television show of the 80s and 90s by Stephen King - the study described by the sociologist in the book, Glenn Bateman, is entirely fiction.  by Richard Matheson by Susanna Clarke  and the genre or rewriting classics with supernatural elements. , CFRU's...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

After an accidental summer off from recording Steph and Candice are back, much like school and in-store shopping at The Bookshelf! That's right the bookstore is open to the public 7 days a week from 11am - 6pm. But not to worry, they are still offering delivery, and if you know exactly what you want please consider for either delivery or pick-up and limiting the number of people browsing the stacks. We are all in this together and doing what we can to support each other! Books by Stephen King by Grady Hendrix by Stephen King by Chuck Wendig by Stephen King by Glory Edim Also follow the...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Steph and Candice check in again on how life, work and entertainment is going during work from home times. Hint, it's a lot of television watching, way more than usual Listen along to hear what they've been watching, reading and maybe eating! Books by Mardi McConnochie by Omar El Akkad by Sarah Perry by Stephen King by Stephen King by Rebecca Tucker Links Movie commentary with friends from Candice's podcast, Read what Stephen King thought of , villain of Misery.  Timestamps 00:33 Intro 01:30 Missing movies with friends 05:50 Choosing what movies to watch 06:50 The Outer Limits...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

It will be a Mother's Day weekend to remember, and it's not because of the snow predicted to land in Southern Ontario over the weekend! You can't take your mom out for dinner or to see a movie this year, but you can treat your mom to puzzles, games, books, and wine! Or a Psycho movie marathon if you've got that type of mom (Candice does!) Books by Stephen King by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Sady Doyle by Roxanne Gay by Caitlin Starling by Hampton Fancher by Josh Berk and Saundra Mitchell by Summer Rachel Short by Sigmund Brouwer Movies - 70s serial killer...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Hey everyone, we are back! If you thought the store closed to the public and working from home would keep us from recording, you were almost right. It took us a bit longer to find the time we could connect but here we are. We check in with each other, chat about popular reads for strange times, and coping mechanisms. Now that we are all staying home all the time, we want to know either what you miss most or what you have found you don't miss at all. Let us know by email at Books by Viktor E Frankl is back on The Bookshelf's best seller list! First published in 1959 by Eyal Kless by Caitlin...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

**Recorded before major public impacts of social distancing to slow down COVID-19 transmission started  March Break is coming up and Steph and family have some fun and events planned. Also included are some updates about the cinema, the "death" of live music and the questionable way Stephen King approaches racism in his characters. Movies - March 13 - 19 - March 14 - 19 Books by Louisa May Alcott by Anita Frank by Eyal Kless and - the nonfiction by Stephen King Links reddit board - not necessarily safe for work causing indie theatres across Canada to scramble for content. to...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

After an extra week apart Steph and Candice had more than usual to catch up on. Movie awards season is all wrapped up and we know what movies are worthy now. And both Steph and Candice started the new year reading books outside their usual niche. Movies  Second run theatres like the Bookshelf struggle to schedule a regular calendar because sometimes first run theatres (like Cineplex) choose to keep playing a film long past their release date. This month , playing Feb 3 - 18 , playing Feb 28 - Mar 7 , playing Feb 7 - 17 Books by Chuck Wendig by Rick Yancey by Stephen King by Brian...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Resolutions! What are yours? Steph and Candice chat about theirs, including learning new skills, maintaining course and doing the boring duties of being an adult. Our wish for you - do the things you want to do with your free time. And always, more books, more movies, and more music! Books by John Milton by Terry Pratchett by Alex Haley by Jeanette Winterson by Laird Hunt by Dale Bailey by Jennifer McMahon by Melanie Golding by Waubgeshig Rice by Jeanette Winterson by Mary Shelley by Elton John by Debbie Harry by Rohinton Minstry Candice's Stephen King Project update: Finished...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Find out what is on Candice's rider and what is definitely not on Steph's. It's a season of food and excess and we get right into it before we check in on Steph's feminist book club and Candice's Stephen King project. Books by Laird Hunt by Joy Press by Pam Grossman by Robyn Doolittle by Stephen King, the palate cleanser which follows Pet Sematary by Terry Pratchett Game of Thrones Series by Wheel of Time Series by Links Dolly Parton's America - a podcast --- Find all of our past episodes at  Please leave us a  and subscribe using your podcatcher of choice. Follow the...

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After an accidental summer off from recording Steph and Candice are back, much like school and in-store shopping at The Bookshelf!

That's right the bookstore is open to the public 7 days a week from 11am - 6pm. But not to worry, they are still offering delivery, and if you know exactly what you want please consider ordering online for either delivery or pick-up and limiting the number of people browsing the stacks.

We are all in this together and doing what we can to support each other!

Books

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix

The Dark Half by Stephen King

The Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

The Stand by Stephen King

Well Read Black Girl by Glory Edim

Also follow the online book club Well Read Black Girl

Note - Candice is ashamed to have not been able to come up with the name of Maya Angelou on the spot while trying to remember who said "When you know better, you do better."

In consideration - the return of the Non-Fiction Book Club with a focus on relearning Canadian History.

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