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Happiness/Communication Blitz (Books 79-80, 82)

79.  Happier (Tal Ben-Shahar) “The journey is more important than the destination” Returning to work in September, Happier was my first audio book for commuting after I discovered (thanks Alison P) Hoopla.  The book focused on enhancing happiness through positive … Continue reading

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67. Juliet in August (Dianne Warren)

As part of my Cross-Canada Reading challenge, Juliet in August met the requirements for a book set in Saskatchewan.  It was the winner of the 2010 Governor General award and has also been published with the title of Cool Water. … Continue reading

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55. Rilla of Ingleside (L.M. Montgomery)

As my readers know, I am a lifelong fan of Anne of Green Gables.  I have enjoyed the hijinks of initial book many times.   Rilla of Ingleside is the eighth and last book of the series and does not … Continue reading

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54. Keeper’n Me (Richard Wagamese)

“See the important thing about our stories isn’t so much the listening, it’s the time  you spend thinking about them.  There’s lots of traditional thinking buried deep within each story and the longer you spend thinking about it the more … Continue reading

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51 – 53. The Plainsong Trilogy (Kent Haruf)

  After reading Our Souls at Night, I had been searching for a copy of Plainsong to start the Plainsong trilogy which included Plainsong (book #51), Eventide (#52) and Benediction (#53) which were on my shelf.   This author had … Continue reading

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50. Kit’s Law (Donna Morrissey)

Desolate, devastating and resilient are words that describe both the struggling characters and the rough terrain of Newfoundland of Kit’s Law.  This strong writing remains with the reader long after the book is closed with a reader puzzling how other … Continue reading

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49. The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes (Bridget Canning)

Greetings readers!  I am back after a summer hiatus and will spend the next couple of weeks catching up on book reviews for all the great books that I have read over the summer.  It has been an exciting literary … Continue reading

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Share the Peace and Love Today

  It is hard to understand the hate and intolerance happening in the world but this video needs to be watched and shared widely.  It will bring tears to your eyes and is a beautiful rendition by Pentatonix of Imagine … Continue reading

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Coming Soon… #2

After taking a blog hiatus, this summer, I will begin adding my summer reviews in the coming weeks.  Here are a few more books that have been enjoyed…

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Guest Post by Dominique O’Rourke: The Confidence Code (Kay & Shipman)

Thank you to my wonderful friend, Dominique O’Rourke, for sharing her review of The Confidence Code.  We first met at the University of Guelph while studying leadership and shared two years of essays, assignments, residence stays and fun.  Her blog … Continue reading

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