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Ghomeshi v Bryant

After the trial and acquittal of Jian Ghomeshi much has been written and spoken regarding his lawyer Marie Henein and her work with another famous client, former Ontario Attorney General, Michael Bryant. 2,028 more words

Five More for the Future

Earlier this year I added five anticipated MG novels to my sky high future read list. In just four months I’ve reduced that list to… 847 more words

Book Lists

Twenty Minutes a Day

by Richard Peck

Read to your children
Twenty minutes a day;
You have the time,
And so do they.
Read while the laundry is in the machine;

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How THE BEST MAN Came to Be by Richard Peck

The book was born, or at least begun, on the June day in 2014 when Illinois state legislation implemented same-sex marriage.  I hoped that by the time the book was finished, same-sex marriage would be the law of the land.  354 more words

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Young Adult Books

My son gave me a copy of his book, Divergent, by Veronica Roth, copyrighted in 2011, and published by Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of Harper Collins Books, New York, NY to read. 310 more words


A Little Under the Weather

I felt a little ishy last week, so on Saturday I lost myself in a Victorian murder mystery by Anne Perry. It was the second book with the main character, Mr. 418 more words


Book Review: A Year Down Yonder

On my bucket list is to read books that have won awards.  This book is one of them.  It won the Newberry Medal for Children’s Literature. 78 more words

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