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The Magician’s Elephant, Come from Away and Our Missing Hearts reviewed

The Magician's Elephant is beautiful and magical. Come From Away, set in Nova Scotia during the Second World War, offers unique perspectives, while Our Missing Hearts was fantastic and a bit frightening.

January reads: Better The Blood and The Choice, The Sleeping Car Porter and The Forgotten Bookshop in Paris

A crime thriller set in New Zealand, a missing child and family dynamics, a forgotten bookshop and a sleeping car porter. What books did you read this Janauary?

Interesting love story in Love Will Out – A Newfoundland Story

Love Will Out - A Newfoundland Story is set in St. John's harbour in the 1920s and '30s and is based on the true story of the authors' parents.

Coming-of-age story offers a host of emotions: Mary John reviewed

In this coming-of-age book by Ana Pessoa, a young woman named Mary John pens a letter to her friend Julio the Pirate. "The letter runs through a hurricane of emotions ranging from anger, grief and frustration to accepetance and serenity."

Another great read by Lesley Crewe: Nosy Parker reviewed

Another great read by Lesley Crewe. Her latest book is set during Expo 67 and we watch Audrey discovers her new Montreal neighbourhood and a lot about herself.

Couldn’t stop reading: The Eye of the Beholder reviewed

Fast pace, great characters. Margie Orford's latest book, The Eye of the Beholder, kept you reading right from Page 1.

Another great read in Karen Swan’s latest: The Chirstmas Postcards

Karen Swan's latest book - a kickoff to my Christmas reading - is set in Cotswolds village and the Himalayan foothills and offers great characters and an interesting story.

Great read in Lolo’s Light

Another great middle grade book that doesn't shy away from tough topics, this one about a girl trying to recover from the death of a baby she looked after.

Another fantastic, LOL – cry – read from Alexandra Potter

Clear off your calendar, because this book will have you reading until the end (and laughing. And crying).

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