I have a pile of books I want/need to read but they are going to have to wait. It's November, Christmas is less than a month away and I am reading what I am always reading at this time of... Continue Reading →
I have a friend who won't read any sad books. When I recommend her books, I have to remember nothing horrific, just a happy story that she can escape to for a few minutes. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen wouldn't... Continue Reading →
I was once accused of judging books by their covers. A person called me out when I said I would read the book in question because I loved the cover. His point was that I really should be thanking the... Continue Reading →
I am a firm believer in the magic of Christmas, and work very hard to ensure the magic remains. It's for that reason, I read every Christmas book that comes my way before reading it my seven-year-old son. I have... Continue Reading →
Raincoast Books suggested I read and review Jennifer Mathiew's book Afterward - a young adult novel with a different twist. Q. I loved Afterward. It was sad, but also powerful. It was hopeful. It was also, as you have said, about finding light within... Continue Reading →
Reviews on The mask that sang and I Am Not A Number, stories about Canada’s Residential Schools for First Nations children
November's Book Time theme is about war, and while more reviews will be coming on that, the mask that sang by Susan Currie (Second Story Press) and I am Not a A Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer... Continue Reading →
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