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The Break by Katherena Vermette

But even in sleep, her ghosts all hunt her down, wanting her to look at them, remember them.”

4/5 stars.
ebook, 269 pages.

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Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

“I wonder,” said Hermes, “what it would be like if animals had human intelligence.”

I’ll wager a year’s servitude“, answered Apollo, “that animals – any animal you like – would be even more unhappy than humans are, if they were given human intelligence…

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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

I can’t even say I made my own mistakes. Really – one has to ask oneself – what dignity is there in that?”

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The Wars by Timothy Findley

1915. The year itself looks sepia and soiled-muddied like its pictures. In the snapshots everyone at first seems timid-lost-irresolute. Boys and men squinting at the camera…

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Serenade by Heather McKenzie

Set in an iconic Canadian setting, this novel is an action-packed YA romance.

4/5 stars.
Read from December 20 to 21, 2016.

Cheers to Heather McKenzie for providing me an ARC edition of this book for an honest review. 645 more words

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?”

4/5 stars.
Read from October 01 to 18, 2016.

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Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us by Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota

An internet meme meets a romantic comedy, with cats. And it’s everything you could have hoped for.

4/5 stars.
ebook, 416 pages.
Read from November 02 to 03, 2016. 343 more words

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