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2018 Review – update

For those of you that read my posts by email please note that the wonderful books that I have recommended seem to be mixed with those that I would suggest avoiding so please read the post here.

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2018: A Year of Books Review

It seems that 2018 has flown by!  It was an year of less reading, many exiting author events and a hectic pace as I successfully ran for school board trustee (hence less reading). Did I meet all my reading goals? … Continue reading

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Book Review Blitz – December

Clearly, my blogging has been a bit behind this fall so I am catching up and providing mini-reviews of the last books of 2018 as we end the year.  Tomorrow, I will post my reading highlights and lowlights of the … Continue reading

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Book Review Blitz – October/November

68.  An Ocean of Minutes (Lim, Thea) Thank you to Viking Publishing for an advance reader copy of An Ocean of Minutes (won through Goodreads).  Although it took me a while dig into this story, it was terrific that it … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Little Free Libraries, Rest in Peace Todd Bol

Greetings readers, I am sorry if you have been missing my reviews but don’t worry, I will be back soon!  Although I have been on hiatus, I did want to take a few minutes to recognize a literary hero. Sadly, … Continue reading

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48. Marilla of Green Gables (Sarah McCoy)

As a lifelong fan of the Anne of Green Gables series (written by L.M. Montgomery), I was thrilled to receive an advanced reader copy of Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy.  Thank you to William Morrow Publishers and Harper … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day – 2018

  It is time to celebrate Mother’s Day!   It is a beautiful spring day to celebrate and appreciate our mothers! I know that I am thankful for a great Mom who has not only supported me but is and … Continue reading

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Tanya Talaga: Fold Festival

“As long as there is action, there is hope”. On Sunday the Fold Festival started with breakfast, singing and important discussion about Tanya Talaga’s  book, Seven Fallen Feathers which investigated the stories and the suspicious circumstances surrounding the deaths of … Continue reading

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Canada Reads: Let the Debates Begin!

Canada Reads is an exciting time of year for CanLit lovers!  It combines the passion of literary contests with the excitement and strategy of a game show.  Does the best written book win?  The most popular book?  Perhaps not, books … Continue reading

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Canada Reads: BPL Edition

Canada Reads:  BPL Edition has inspired, prepared and motivated a group of readers for CBC’s Canada Reads. It has helped the audience to consider which book is the one book to open your eyes and deserves to be the “literary survivor“. … Continue reading

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