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Illustrating Canada One Letter At A Time | Review of "Canada ABC" by Paul Covello (2016) HarperCollins Canada

Since I have been asked to give my opinion about childrens’ books, I have been impressed with the details, the planning and the design that goes into what appears at first a simple item. 371 more words

Review Tuesday: The Girl From the Savoy by Hazel Gaynor

The Girl From the Savoy by Hazel Gaynor is the first book that my newly created book club read for the month of June. One of my best friends Tori suggested that we start a book club, and since I’ve never been in one (which is weird now that I think about it) I thought it was a great idea. 626 more words

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The Strife of Others and Our Own | Review of "I Carried You Home" by Alan Gibney (2016) Patrick Crean Editions

We all have tried to deal with trauma and strife within our family units. Death, illness, loss of fortunes, etc. take their toll upon psyches and,  in turn,  manifest themselves in irrational behaviors. 1,144 more words

The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye


5 Gilded Crowns!!!

Vika is an enchanter from a small village on Ovchinin Island, Russia who has grown up with only her father to teach her the ways of a forgotten and forbidden power. 287 more words

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight 


The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight

Wylie receives a frantic text message from estranged best friend, Cassie pleading for help. But Wylie has her own issues. Slight agoraphobia, major anxiety, and depression over the loss of her mother. 115 more words

Drive and Desire| Review of "The Motorcyclist" by George Elliot Clarke (HarperCollins)

It is a universal feeling among humans to get away from it all and start fresh and new. To improve ourselves by going to a different place or being with a different person. 973 more words

Canadian Literature

Lauren Conrad Celebrate by Lauren Conrad

Lauren Conrad throws the parties that dreams (my dreams!) are made of: lavish, flower-filled fêtes that spare no expense with breathtaking decor, even prettier food, and a thoughtful consideration to every last detail. 250 more words

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