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See the world without ever leaving your chair! Featuring the best in travel writing, this newsletter will take you all over the world. Bi-monthly.
Biography and Memoir
Walk a mile in someone else's shoes--immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever-intriguing. Monthly.
Whether you like Canadian authors or stories about Canadian locales, this is the list for you. Bi-Monthly.
Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.
Find out what's new and interesting in Surrey Libraries' eBook Collection. Monthly.
Fantasy and Science Fiction
Whether fueled by magic or advanced technology, imagination is the engine of speculative fiction. This newsletter brings you the best of fantasy, science fiction, and everything in between. Monthly.
Fiction A to Z
Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section and discover a range of fascinating characters and stories to engage and enlighten. Monthly.
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Reads
Sign up to receive monthly recommendations of books by Indigenous authors.
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise
Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of books that explore the financial, physical, and philosophical challenges in life. Bi-monthly.
Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Monthly.
History and Current Events
Whether you're interested in ancient Greece or modern peace, you'll find the world--past and present--here. Monthly.
Home, Garden, and DIY
Whether you wield a hammer, whisk, spade, or crochet hook, this newsletter will keep you busy with a constant stream of projects. Bi-Monthly.
If you feel that no day is complete without uncertainty, terror or blind panic--fictional, of course--the books featured here are sure to send chills down your spine. Bi-monthly.
Find out what’s new and cool! We’ll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and great nonfiction, too) for kids in elementary school, ages 8-11. Monthly.
Recommended lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, and queer titles!
Manga, Graphic Novels & Anime
The best place to find the latest & greatest manga, graphic novels, and anime.
Drawn to puzzles? These books will provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.
Nature and Science
No equation, test tube, or leaf is left unexamined! Explore the wonders of our world with books that will quench your thirst for knowledge. Bi-Monthly.
Looking for great picture books to share with the children in your life? You'll find books here that are sure to captivate the imaginations of kids ages 0-8. Monthly.
If variety is the spice of life, this newsletter is the spice rack. We'll cover music, film, sports, clothing, and all the other stuff that makes life interesting. Bi-monthly.
Flirt with romance--whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies, or knights in shining armor, this newsletter will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.
Spirituality and Religion
Looking inward, outward, or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be featured in this newsletter, to inform, enlighten, and engage. Bi-monthly.
All types of fiction for those who want to imagine different realities -- and nonfiction for those who are trying to understand ours! For high school readers age 14 and up. Monthly.
Thrillers and Suspense
Footsteps behind you... Conspiracy theories... A race against time... Horrific consequences... If you're seeking white knuckles and a racing heart, you've come to the right place. Monthly.
Explore the darker side of life with new and intriguing True Crime.
Too young to drive, but too old for kid stuff? These books (mostly fiction, with some nonfiction) are just right for the middle school set, ages 10-13. Bi-monthly.