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Tuesday July 15, 2014

On Monday's show,

  • The mayor of Sylvan Lake talks about the need for a water ban for non-essential outdoor water use.
  • The risks of heading the ball for younger soccer players..
  • Farmers are getting their grain out despite the full rail cars.
  • Sharon Bodnarchuk of Edmonton's Audrey's Books talks summer reading with our listeners. For a list of books click on read more below.
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Fiction

All My Puny Sorrows - Miriam Toews

* Come Barbarians - Todd Babiak Alberta Author

Written in my Own Heart - Diana Gabaldon

Goldfinch - Donna Tart

Confabulist - Steven Galloway

Rise and Fall of the Great Powers - Tom Rachman

* Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, even - Chris Westbury Alberta Author

* Loddy-Dah - Dolly Dennis Alberta Author

Girl Who Save the King of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson

No Relation - Terry Fallis

Foundling Boy - Michel Deon

* Roar of the Crowd - Janice MacDonald Alberta Author

Silkworm - Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon (#14 No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency) Alexander Smith

Song of Ice and Fire Series - George R. R. Martin

Children's Fiction 8-12

Flora & Ulysses - Kate Decamillo 2014 Newberry winner

Boundless - Kenneth Oppel

Young Adult

* Graffiti Knight - Karen Bass Alberta author Winner of the Canadian Library

Association Young Adult Canadian Book Award

* Ehric Weisz Chronicles: Demon Gate - Marty Chan Alberta author Nominated for

2014 Aurora Award

 

Listener suggestions

1831 by David Brewster

17 Equations That Changed the World by Ian Stewart

Philosophy of Life by Stephen King

Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker

The Coat Route by Meg Lukens Noonan 

Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

Asking by Edmonton poet Shawna Lemay

No Great Mishief by Alistair MacLeod

novels by Jojo Moyes                                                                                                             

novels by Cathy Lamb

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

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