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January 2017

How do #IloveDK books? Let me count the ways – What Next? Complete Children’s Cookbook, Utterly Amazing Science and The Incredible Math Games Book, among others

When DK Books invited me to participate in their #IloveDK campaign by blogging about my one favourite DK Books, I might have snorted. My eight year old said it best - “Just one? Can I pick two?” Of course, I... Continue Reading →

Vampire Academy, book slumps and Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

My stepdaughter gave me Vampire Academy (RazorBill) by Richelle Mead for Christmas this year. The Vampire Academy is one of her favourite series, one she said she liked better than Stephenie Meyer's Twilight. As a teen, and into my early... Continue Reading →

What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan is full of twists and turns and fraught with emotion

I didn't think I could read What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan. There seemed to be many similarities between Ben, who disappeared without a trace while walking through the forest with his mom Rachel, and my son. I could understand... Continue Reading →

Reviewing the fabulous book Rockets Versus Gravity by Toronto’s Richard Scarsbrook

I am having such a hard time writing a review for Rockets Versus Gravity by Toronto author Richard Scarsbrook (Dundurn), not because I didn't like it – I loved it. I thought it was such an amazing book. I started... Continue Reading →

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