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Blog tour: Q&A with Alice Kuipers, author of Polly Diamond and the Magic Book

  When Raincoast Books asked me to participate in the blog tour celebrating the launch of author Alice Kuipers' latest book, Polly Diamond and the Magic Book ($14.99, Chronicle Books), there wasn't much to think about. How can you go... Continue Reading →

Whistle in the Dark kept you reading and wondering throughout the book

Whistle in the Dark will keep you reading until the end.

Learn how to be a better husband – wives, you are perfect – with Marital Advice to My Grandson, Joel

Men and women, single, engaged or married, will benefit from reading Peter Davidson's book Marital Advice to my Grandson, Noel.

Dystopian fiction pulls you in and helps you to imagine a world without adults

Anna is heartbreaking and terrifying, yet highly recommended Thank you, Anna, you pulled me out of my book slump. I was pulled into the story titled Anna by Niccolo Ammaniti (PGC Books, Canongate) by the second paragraph and I didn't... Continue Reading →

Q&A with British Columbia author Karen Rivers about All That Was

Rivers latest book delves into the relationship of two best friends British Columbia author Karen Rivers’ latest book, All That Was ($21.15, Raincoast Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux), was published Jan. 16 and tells the story about two best friends... Continue Reading →

Learning about stress and how you manage it with DK Books Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~ William James, philosopher and physician. It's been a pretty stressful year for me on multiple fronts, and although I have seen a fair amount of... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2018

Merry Christmas. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday filled with magic, family and friends, traditions and memories. While I hope to be reading - a lot - I likely won't be writing for the next week or so.... Continue Reading →

Richard Hill, author of Finding Family, talks family and DNA testing

7 questions to Hill about the hunt to find his family When Richard Hill was 18, his doctor mentioned his adoption, assuming he already knew about it. He did not. Hill, the author of Finding Family: My Search for Roots... Continue Reading →

Everyone should read Katherine Applegate’s Wishtree

Wishtree is beautifully written with a wonderful message Beautiful. That is the only word that can describe Wishtree by Katherine Applegate ($23.99, Raincoast Books, Feiwel and Friends). For the first time in a long time, I actually cried while reading... Continue Reading →

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