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LisaDay

I love words - editing, writing and reading them. Let's talk books. Follow me on https://www.facebook.com/BookTime584 ; Twitter @LisaMDayC ; instagram LisaMDayC and LisaMDayReads

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

This blog post was originally published in NewmarketToday.ca 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.

Q&A with Canadian author Patricia Miller-Schroeder and her book Sisters of the Wolf

I interview Canadian author Patricia Miller-Schroeder about her book Sisters of the Wolf, a young adult/middle grade book 35 years in the making.

OCD, Crete and hockey – books reviewed

Another great book from Wesley KIng, this one with a young man trying to deal with OCD alone until he meets someone who may see right through him. Also reviewed, the latest by Nadia Marks, and a hockey picture book.

Friendship and book lovers – middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Two middle grade books and a young adult book about books, friendship and the ice age.

Toronto’s Jennifer Turliuk helps people find happiness in their careers with her new book

Interview with Toronto author Jennifer Turliuk about her Dundurn Press book How to Figure Out What to Do With Your Life. Jennifer talks about the importance of finding a job that makes you happy and how you can do it.

A Summer of Beach Reads

It's summer - enjoy the heat and sunshine on the beach while reading Haven Point, Hurricane Summer and The Promise, three great beach reads. Source: A Summer of Beach Reads

Heartbreaking but great: Sirens of Memory and Born Behind Bars reviewed

Great books in both Sirens of Memory about a woman who flees an abusive relationships after the Iraqi invasion and Born Behind Bars, which is about child born in jail and released to the streets of Indian when he is nine.

Reviewing holiday reads – The Rest of the Story, Orphan Train and the Ocean at the End of the Lane, among others

I read a fair bit on my holidays and review The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen, The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, among others.

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