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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.

Middle grade, graphic novel and young adult book reviewed

Mix of reads - Red Wolf, which takes about residential schools, Paranorther, a graphic novel about magic and chaos bunnies, and Time Villians, an action middel grade book with historical figures.

The Year I Flew Away and other middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Wonderful reads old and new reads for those who like middle grade or young adult.

Interviewing JF Garrard about Belief, an anthology by Asian writers from Dark Helix Press and Ricepaper Magazine

Read more than 20 short stories/poetry by authors of Asian descent from around the world (including Canada) in the third anthology by Toronto's Dark Helix Press and Ricepaper Magazine.

Q&A with Francisco Montaña Ibáñez, author of The Immortal Boy

I interview Francisco Montaña Ibáñez about his book The Immortal Boy. This interview has been translated from Spanish by Yvonne Tapia.

The Bare Naked Book, Chickenology and pranks – wonderful reads this month

From chickens and birds to playing in the rain and pulling pranks, I have been reading some fun - and perhaps inspiring - books.

Two great books – The Immortal Boy and Just Like That reviewed

I recommend both this books, The Immortal Boy for young adults and Just Like that for the middle grade set.

Love, beauty, poetry and tiny creatures: a variety of unique books reviewed

What a mix of books this month - from a book of poetry from woman poets from the Harlem Renaissance to a picture book of tiny creatures and love.

Bring out the tissues for young adult book Some Other Now

Despite the copious amounts of tears shed, I highly recommend this young adult book from Alberta author Sarah Everett.

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