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Book Analysis: Expression and Identity in Ann-Marie MacDonald's Fall On Your Knees

Today I reworked an old essay and remembered how much I love writing analytical pieces. It’s challenging and feels really creative. There is something thrilling about trying to organize and then communicate the workings of something that really gets you into the heart of whatever you’re writing about. 2,718 more words


How Many Have You Read?

CBC Books has just come up with a list of 100 Canadian novels they feel you should read. Take the simple quiz to see how many you’ve already read, and then add the rest to your TBR pile right away. 47 more words

Carleton Place Public Library

Book of the Month for June - Louis Riel

If someone tells you that history (particularly Canadian history) is dry, then hand them a copy of Chester Brown’s biographical comic Louis Riel. To put it simply, Brown brings Canadian history to life in his comic, a format that succeeds in creating an engaging reading experience for learning about Canada’s sordid past. 664 more words


Alberta Literary Award Win:

Jane Harris (Harris-Zsovan) has won a 2016 Alberta Literary Award. She received the James H. Gray Award for short non-fiction at the  Alberta Literary Awards  72 more words

Jane Harris

Book Blessed and Launched

Last weekend, my book was blessed and launched.

By our priest, Rev. Canon Claire Wade at St. Thomas’ Anglican in the village of Brooklin, Ontario… 342 more words

A Good Home


Ad Astra Comix is pleased to announce that “EXTRACTION! Comix Reportage” 2nd edition is back from the printers! This book is an anthology of comics journalism about the impact of Canadian mining companies on the communities where they operate, both in Canada and around the world. 439 more words


Anne of Green Gables

This is my first port of call, in the Around the World in 80 Books challenge. Canada is such a great place to start – somewhere I’ve always dreamed of visiting. 429 more words