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Ethereal Summary 2017!

I can’t believe we have had Christmas and begun new year’s, 2018!  I hope yours were merry.  Ours were very nice, in a sombre year.  We had Christmas story-reading, nice food and presents.  996 more words

Book / Novel / Literature

Classic of the Month: The Rector’s Daughter by F.M. Mayor

I sought this out because Susan Hill hails it as a forgotten classic and it’s included on a list of books to read in your thirties in… 373 more words

Fiction Reviews

Museum Chat Live! E203 - The Diviners


Our historian team is back with another episode of Museum Chat Live! dedicated to our Books & Brews book club. This month, we’re reading The Diviners. 200 more words

70-74. Canadian Summer Book Blitz # 2

70.  The Tin Flute (Gabrielle Roy)

The Tin Flute was the Quebec book for my Cross-Country reading challenge.  This book has been on my TBR list for a while as I slowly read through the CBC’s 100 Books that Make You Proud to Be Canadian list.   859 more words


herself held underwater by her hair, snared around auburn-rusted anchor chains

Dear Margaret,

As I was reading your novel The Fire-Dwellers (1969), I had the feeling of having been caught in the middle of a conflagration, a large fire, difficult to get through. 1,347 more words

Scarlet Letters

A Jest of God - Margaret Laurence (1966)

My final read of June was my second Margaret Laurence novel of the month – A Jest of God, which is the second novel in her famous Manawaka sequence of novels. 916 more words