St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the Sept. 25, 2019 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

y648-2.jpgThe Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

By Linden MacIntyre

A compelling account of the devastation caused by the tsunami which hit Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula in 1929. Beyond the immediate devastation, MacIntrye unpacks the consequences resulting from the destruction of the local fishing industry as workers turned to mining for a steady income. When the mines in the area turned out to be radioactive, many more people died or suffered through shortened lives.

Come enjoy Linden MacIntyre in conversation with Ken Davis on Oct. 18 at 7:30 PM as part of STARFest 2019.

9780771050671.jpgEvery Little Piece of Me

By Amy Jones

Ava and Mags are living out their personal dramas on the public stage.  As the reluctant star of her family’s reality TV show, Ava is dealing with the unwanted consequences of fame, while Mags is a struggling musician whose personal demons rise the surface after a traumatic event. Ava and Mags develop an unlikely friendship which empowers them to reclaim their narratives.

Learn more from Amy Jones about her life and work when she joins us on Oct. 19 at 7 PM as part of STARFest 2019.

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