Tag Archives: Margaret Atwood

Summer Blitz (books 50 to 58)

With apologies to my book followers, this summer has been filled with beautiful, sunny days and I have been a bit slow with my book reviews!  In order to catch up, I am doing a summer blitz, grouping together some … Continue reading

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81. Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)

Alias Grace has been waiting on my bookshelf for a long time.  I am lucky to have signed copy after meeting Margaret Atwood this past November as she spoke about The Heart Goes Last.  She has been in the news … Continue reading

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70-74. Canadian Summer Book Blitz # 2

70.  The Tin Flute (Gabrielle Roy) The Tin Flute was the Quebec book for my Cross-Country reading challenge.  This book has been on my TBR list for a while as I slowly read through the CBC’s 100 Books that Make … Continue reading

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60. Hag-Seed (Margaret Atwood)

Margaret Atwood is all over the news with her amazing series The Handmaid’s Tale (based on her 1984 novel) and the upcoming series Alias Grace (watch for a future post on this since I finished reading it last night).  Her … Continue reading

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39. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)

The Handmaid’s Tale was first published in 1985 yet has been making the news in 2017! This dystopic novel has not only become a TV series but has frequently been discussed in relation to the dangerous political situation in the United States.  It … Continue reading

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1. The Heart Goes Last (Margaret Atwood)

What if you were living in your car?  What if you were worried about thugs stealing your vehicle? If you did not know when you would have your next shower?  What if  your diplomas and degrees no longer mattered in … Continue reading

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An Evening with Margaret Atwood

“Storytelling is built in, something human beings do”. Margaret Atwood filled the Milton Centre for the Arts with energy and enthusiasm for the One Book One Milton event.  She was described as “the force of Canadiana” and the audience shared a love of reading … Continue reading

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