Category Archives: Young Adult

45. Tiger Eyes (Judy Blume)

After listening to Judy Blume speak about Tiger Eyes at her engagement at the Toronto reference library last week, I was curious to reread Tiger Eyes.  Reading her novels in my younger days, they seemed to grow with me and … Continue reading

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44. Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret (Judy Blume)

In preparation for seeing Judy Blume in Toronto tomorrow, I have reread Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret, an iconic book for young girls.  Originally published in 1970, it has been a favourite of generations of girls.  I actually … Continue reading

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43. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J.K. Rowling)

I have enjoyed re-reading the first Harry Potter book to my son.  Unfortunately, having seen the movies, he did not enjoy the story as well as I had hoped.   For me, it was a nice review of a classic … Continue reading

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41. In the Unlikely Event (Judy Blume)

Judy Blume books were among my favourite stories while I was growing up – in fact, I still have some well-loved, dog-eared and yellowed copies of Superfudge, Blubber and Are You There God, Its Me Margaret.  The audience for her … Continue reading

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30. Anne of Green Gables (Lucy Maud Montgomery)

I have enjoyed revisiting the classic Canadian story, Anne of Green Gables, during my commutes to the office.  I enjoyed this novel, set in Prince Edward Island, as a girl and enjoyed listening to the podcasts each day.  The podcasts … Continue reading

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11. Best Friends Through Eternity (Syliva McNicoll)

After attending the launch of Best Friends Through Eternity, I was keen to delve right into the story. Hearing the author read selections and learning about the cover process, the Sari and the Indian food was a great prelude to … Continue reading

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Best Friends Through Eternity Book Launch (Sylvia McNicoll)

I had the pleasure of attending the launch of Best Friends Through Eternity with Erin and Gabrielle this afternoon.  We arrived early and enjoyed a chat with the author and had the chance to browse through some of her 33 … Continue reading

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