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"A woman shared her experience on how the book had impacted her, and how important it was, she was also visibly emotional as she told us this." | Q&A with Illustrator Kelly Mellings of The Outside Circle

Graphic novels have a certain immediacy to them. And when they deal with social issues, their impact can be truly effective and enlightening. The skill behind their creation is an interesting one, as Kelly Mellings, illustrator of… 1,657 more words

A Well-Crafted Memoir which Enlightens | Review of "In-Between Days" by Teva Harrison (2016) House of Anansi

We live our lives in too fast a pace. We want everything at once and we want it now. So what do we do when something horrid comes along and stops us in our tracks. 915 more words

BOOK OF THE WEEK: IN BETWEN DAYS

When Teva Harrison was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the age of 37, she did everything she could to turn back the clock: she became vegan, started juicing, smoking pot, burning incense, and drinking potions made of flaxseed oil and  turmeric. 462 more words

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BOOK OF THE WEEK: THE BUTCHER'S HOOK BY JANET ELLIS

 Anne Jaccob is coming of age in late eighteenth-century London, the daughter of a wealthy merchant. Girls then were in many ways freer than their counterparts 100 years later: in the 1760s, they could at least venture out without a chaperone and spoke with a candour that would have scandalized a Victorian drawing room. 333 more words

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BOOK OF THE WEEK: CARRY ME BY PETER BEHRENS

From bestselling author Peter Behrens (The Law of Dreams and The O’Briens) comes a new historical novel that explores love and family against a violent backdrop as Europe staggers between the two world wars. 319 more words

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Terrific Canadian Graphic Literature

I started a post on graphic novels and found that I had selected all Canadian books, and they’re great. So here are my top graphic picks (3 of 5 are non-ficiton), none of which could be confused with comic books. 353 more words

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