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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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Coming soon…

In case you have been wondering, while I have not been blogging for the past couple of weeks, I have been reading and reviews are pending!

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Celebrate Canada with 150 Books!

What a better way to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial than reading some great CanLit suggested by a few authors, my family and friends from the Canadian Content Goodreads group?  It was a difficult task to narrow down to one favourite book … Continue reading

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48. Commonwealth (Ann Patchett)

“Franny, half asleep on top of the bedspread beside her husband, was unable to map out all the ways the future would unravel without the moorings of the past”. An uninvited guest shows up a christening party bearing a bottle … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!!

As I reflect on Father’s Day, I think of how lucky that I am to have an amazing Dad who is always here for me, treats my husband like his own son and supports and has a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Canadian Favourites

Hi fellow CanLit lovers!! I am planning on a Canada 150 blog post to celebrate the sesquicentennial and need your help.  I am hoping that followers of http://www.ayearofbooks.com will share their favourite Canadian book and the reason why is a book … Continue reading

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Beauty (Bill Wallace)

Thanks to my youngest son, I have another book to add to my ‘to be read’ list!  I loved reading his review of Beauty, which he read with his grade 4 class.  I have added a picture of the recommendation portion … Continue reading

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Novel Questions: Nadia Hashimi

“Being a writer means being a spy” In 2015, I was privileged to meet Nadia Hashimi.  She is the amazing author of When the Moon is Low, The Pearl That Broke It’s Shell and The House Without Widows (on my TBR shelf), … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!!!

In celebration of Mother’s Day 2017, I am updating last year’s comments! Mother’s Day is a spring day to celebrate and appreciate our mothers and reflect on our own role as a mother.  Mother’s Day, as we know it, was … Continue reading

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