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Hooked from the first sentence – Gone but still here by Jennifer Dance reviewed

Jennifer Dance's latest book, gone but still here, hooked me from the first sentence. Each chapter tells more of the story from the point of view of characters such as Mary, living with dementia, and Sage, the wise golden retriever who proves humans just don't get it.

Remembering – part history book, part memoir and an interesting read

Remembering, by Markham resident Wendy Poole, shows the Canadian perspective of the Second World War. There is the right amount of historical information and story, which made for an interesting read.

The Midnight Library and The Girl Who Smiled Beads reviewed

Two different books, both excellent. I review Matt Haig's The Midnight Library and Clemantine Wamariya's The Girl Who Smiled Beads.

Interviewing ABC New’s first female foreign correspondent Hilary Brown about her memoir War Tourist

From 1973 and for more than 35 years, Canadian foreign correspondent Hilary Brown reported from trouble spots throughout the world and covered such stories as the fall of Saigon in 1975.  She has filed reports “from every continent except for... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Maggie Downs about her book Braver Than You Think, part memoir part travelogue

Maggie Downs quit her job and travelled the world while her mom was in the late stages of young-onset Alzheimer's disease. Braver Than You Think documents her trip around the world in honour of her mom.

Maggie Downs’ Braver Than You Think offered part memoir, part travelogue and a whole lot of adventure

Maggie Downs' shows she is braver than she thinks when she honours her mom, dying of young-onset Alzheimer's diseaese, by going on a solo backpacking journey across the world.

Inspirational, informative and just plain funny: Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic review

Funny, informative and imporant - Toronto's Michael McCreary offers a comedian's look at life on the spectrum.

Great story and wonderful moments in Kim Dinan’s The Yellow Envelope

“What to do? Many things happen in life. Still, we must be happy.” These are the words that pulled me into Kim Dinan's The Yellow Envelope, One Gift, Three Rules, and a Life-Changing Journey Around the World ($20.76, Raincoast Books,... Continue Reading →

Samantha Verant talks about How to Make a French Family in this memoir

Review of Samantha Verant's How to Make a French Family memoir about love, family and French cooking.

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