Next to a snowy window is a brown sweater, a cup of tea and a pile of books on a wooden window sill in an old house; photo via Alena Ozerova/Canva.
Transatlantic Life

The Best Books For A Winter Reading List

There's never a bad time to get into reading a new book; however, it always seems to feel particularly gratifying to get stuck into a literary adventure during the long, cold stretch of winter months — especially if some of the stories we're exploring have winter-themed elements.

Two small, white ceramic vases placed on top of a stack of books; photo via George Milton/Canva.
Affirmations & Journaling

11 Important Life Quotes From Books You Should Read

Reading books can be a powerful way to learn life lessons. They teach us about different cultures, histories and perspectives that help nurture understanding and compassion. Shared stories offer insights into human behaviour with the potential to open us up to exploring our own experiences and emotions. 

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News + Advocacy

Banned Books & The Freedom To Read

When you hear about certain books being restricted or banned from schools, libraries and bookstores; it conjures up an image of writing that's dark, dangerous and divisive. While some may argue a line needs to be drawn against insidious messaging, recent attempts at book banning have seemed to target works about acceptance and diversity.