Monday, July 24, 2017

MMP - Geeky Beach Reads

MMP - Geeky Beach Reads

I’ve put together a few beach reads with a tech slant that are suspenseful, heartwarming, and even have a little romance added to the mix. Enjoy these selections for the summer of 2017.

Blackout by Marc Elsberg
A tech thriller about terrorist hackers taking out the electrical | nuclear power grid in Europe, and the U.S. A million plus best seller world-wide.

The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman
If you’re into virtual reality you’ll enjoy this intelligently written book about love, involving an obsessed gamer, teacher, and artist.

The Sixth Idea by P.J. Tracy
Part of a series, this book revolves around a group of genius computer hackers and the police trying to solve the murders of the descendants of the team responsible for the H-bomb. 

Constant Fear by Daniel Palmer
An action packed thriller about a doomsday prepper and his hacker son who become involved in a modern-day Robin Hood tale. Add 2 million in bitcoin, a drug cartel, and you have roller coaster ride of a plot.

A Robot in the Garden by Deborah Install
Ben (who doesn’t do much of anything) and his wife Amy (a barrister) are experiencing a rough patch in their marriage. Along comes Tang, a robot in need of repair, who teaches Ben about love, and friendship. A feel-good read that will make you laugh out loud!

Cyber Storm by Matthew Mather
Set in New York City, this book explores how mankind survives a full-on computer cyber-attack. This might be the read for you if you enjoy a doomsday storyline.

Friday, July 21, 2017

This Just In - June

This Just In is a list of titles the library received in the month of June.

2017-2018 Ontario Annual Practice  KF 8816 .ZB3 O57
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 2nd edition  KF 1536 .ZA2 W66 2015
Canadian Family Law Guide, 6th edition  KF 505.ZA2 P392 2015
Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2015  KF 549 P39 2015
Conflict of Laws, 2nd edition  KF 411 P58 2016
Court, Litigants, and the Digital Age: Law, Ethics and Practice, 2nd edition  KF 8733 E48 2016
Criminal Law, 6th edition  KF 9220 .ZA2 R62 2015
Defending Drinking and Driving Cases 2017  KF 2231 G64 2017
Handling Provincial Offence Cases in Ontario 2017  KF 9620 .ZB3 A743 2017
A Guide to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2018  KF 9780 .ZA2 T872 2018
Insurance Law, 2nd edition  KF 1164 B65 2015
Practitioner's Goods and Services Tax Annotated 2017, 35th edition  KF 6600 C363 2017
Watt's Manual of Criminal Evidence 2017 KF 9660 W38 2017

✦ Each LSUC CPD title has a hyperlink to the library catalogue AdvoCAT, and the T.O.C.

Evidence in Small Claims Court for Paralegals  KF 8769 .A75 L393 2017
Recreational Property Transactions 2017  KF 570 .A2 L393 2017
The Six-Minute Municipal Lawyer 2017  KF 5692 .A5 S59 2017
Solo and Small Firm Conference 2017: Building a Smarter Practice  KF 300 .A2 S653 2017