Meet the Airdrie Reads 2021 Contenders

Story and Photos by Tammy Plunkett

Summer 2021

This past year taught us about the importance of books as we all turned towards stories for escapism. Books take us to faraway lands or propel us into the lives of heroes, astronauts, monsters and more. They educate, inspire and entertain. Will Airdrie read more books this summer? Can Airdrie readers agree on which book is the best?

Big Sky Author Services is running the inaugural Airdrie Reads competition this summer. Think of it as The Bachelorette for books! Five Airdrie champions will pitch their book selection to a group of panellists in an online show. At the end of July, one book by an Alberta author will be crowned this year’s Airdrie Reads winner.

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