Welcome to our weekly roundup of links that have caught our eye.
- Scott Esposito's powerful article for Literary Hub on indie bookstores as a necessary political act.
- If you are in the mood for a humorous library musings (and really who isn't) check out BookRiot's "The Five Stages of Overdue Library Books."
- The Vancouver Sun's review of Life on Mars by Lori McNulty.
- Listen to J.R.R. Tolkien read aloud from Lord of the Rings, which is especially poignant when paired with The Millions' article on reading aloud as comfort food.
- The finale of CBC's Canada Reads 2017.
- BONUS: There is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer YA series in the works. "I may be dead, but I’m still pretty."- Buffy