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The Troop by Nick Cutter


It’s been a while since I last read a scary book.  I think the last one I read, that I liked, was The Passage by Justin Cronin.   1,096 more words

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Happiness by Will Ferguson

Will Ferguson is a Canadian writer who is well known for his humorous travel writing and observations about Canadian culture.  Some of his best known books include… 548 more words

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Swarm by Lauren Carter

Lauren Carter was completely unknown to me when I saw this title on a list of books at the 49th Shelf, as well as on the Canada Reads 2014 Top 40 list.   722 more words

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The Wars by Timothy Findley

The Wars tells the story of a young Canadian man who becomes a soldier in WWI.  It’s about what war is like, what it can do to the soldiers who fight, and how it can effect the families and friends of the soldiers who fight.   558 more words

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Book Drop: Half-Blood Blues at THE ARTIST PROJECT

On Saturday night, I went to The Artist Project at the Better Living Centre. Showcasing the work of more than 250 contemporary (and mostly local) artists, it was an inspiring show, even if my head was spinning by the second aisle thanks to the over-stimulation. 270 more words


Great Quote: Rick Mercer on Bullying

“If anyone in any Canadian workplace randomly punched a co-worker or spit on the or called them “nigger”, “fag” or “kike”, they would be summarily fired, if not arrested.

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