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The North Water by Ian McGuire

Henry Drax is either dead or he’s in Canada, which if you ask me is near enough the same thing.” p. 199 (Just one of the many fantastic lines in the book)

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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

“I am always saying “Glad to’ve met you” to somebody I’m not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.”

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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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