Category Archives: Libraries

Arnprior Library and Stuffy night. Pretty darn adorable.

I had the pleasure of doing a reading at the Arnprior Library, and it’s such a great spot. Love what they are doing today; they are letting stuffies do the reading.  So happy to see The Beggar’s Opera being read … Continue reading

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A nice ALA plug for Poisoned Pawn!

The American Library Association mid-winter conference is on; this article by Barbara Hoffert called the ALA Mid-winter Galley Chase talks about which books are being snapped up, and boy, is it ever nice to see a reference to The Poisoned Pawn, which will … Continue reading

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And the Edinburgh Paper Sculptures are back!

Those tiny, exquisite paper sculptures that began mysteriously appearing in Edinburgh libraries a few years ago are back! This time, one was mailed to the UNESCO City of Literature Trust, and declared on the wrapping to be “in support of … Continue reading

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Halifax Public Library chooses The Beggar’s Opera as Staff Pick!

And this today, from the Halifax Public Library — very nice! Staff Pick – The Beggar’s Opera by Peggy Blair It’s been a while since I’ve picked up a good mystery and The Beggar’s Opera  by Peggy Blair drew me … Continue reading

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Those Edinburgh Paper Sculptures … now a book!

I have blogged here often about the amazing little paper sculptures that mysteriously appeared tucked on shelves in Edinburgh libraries. Here are only two examples of these detailed and remarkably creative little gems: two skeletons having a party, and the tiny Tyrannosaurus Rex that burst from … Continue reading

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Library Reviews of The Beggar’s Opera!

Always nice to see what readers who borrow from the library think of a new book, and I’m pleased to say they really like The Beggar’s Opera so far! Here are three reviews from readers (the same comments appear across the … Continue reading

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