Book Time

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Star Wars, knitting fans – I have a book for you

Tanis Gray's Star Wars Knitting the Galaxy makes me wish I was a knitter - sort of.

Christmas reads new and old, for the young and not-so-young

Found my new Christmas picture book read for this year, and I offer up Christmas read recommendations for children, young people and adults.

From Gender Swapped Fairy Tales to self-help, reviewing five books read this month

Pippo & Clara was my favourite of books read this month that also includes Gender Swapped Fairy Tales and a graphic novel about Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War.

Q&A with Torontonian Christina Crook about living joyfully in a digital age

Read this Q&A with Toronto author Christina Crook about her latest book Good Burdens: How to Live Joyfully in the Digital Age.

Powerful book, great read in Small Things Like These

Small Things LIke These is a powerful, non-fiction story based on the true events of the Magdalen laundries in Ireland.

Celebrating Halloween – and other beautiful picture books

Some beautiful picture books reviewed including two that are perfect for Rembrance Day. There are books to celebrate Halloween, fall, children and even Easter.

Find a Destination to Travel Again – With Books

Travel to the jungles of Costa Rica and the beauty of Australia through the eyes of these main characters in two books from PGC Books. Source: Find a Destination to Travel Again – With Books

Book Time: 5 books for kids, middle graders and adults you should read, too

This blog post was originally published in and copied here with permission. I used to read every book I ever started, start to finish regardless of if I was enjoying it. Not any longer. Now only books I love make... Continue Reading →

Block off an afternoon for Karen Swan’s latest Midnight in the Snow

Karen Swan's latest book was a bit slow to start, but once it hooked me in, I was committed to the end.

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