Monthly Archives: December 2014

Every Day is Malala Day (65)

Every Day is Malala Day By Rosemary McCarney This is a very inspiring book about a fifteen-year old girl in Pakistan who is shot in the head by a member of the Taliban because she was going to school. It … Continue reading

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The Other Kind of Smart (64)

  The Other Kind of Smart By Harvey Deutschendorf This is a very insightful book about how to increase your emotional intelligence in the workplace and in life in general. Emotional intelligence is commonly regarded as “advanced common sense” and … Continue reading

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The balance of Living Well (63)

The Balance of Living Well: 6 ways to achieve total harmony in your life By Rose Reisman This is a book about Rose’s philosophy of life and how she balances the demands of her life. Women all have a lot … Continue reading

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Celebrating Excellence (62)

Celebrating Excellence: Canadian Women Athletes By Wendy Long What a GREAT and inspiring celebration of all Canadian female athletes. It is amazing how many great women there are in Canada who have excelled in athletics. Some of these women have … Continue reading

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Clearing in the West (61)

Clearing in the West: My Own Story By: Nellie McClung I never encountered Nellie McClung’s novels and stories. She is a brilliant writer and one of the most important leaders in Canada’s first wave of feminism and social reform. She … Continue reading

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The Stone Angel (60)

The Stone Angel By Margaret Laurence This is a sad, yet inspiring book by an award=-winning Canadian author. She also received the prestigious Governor General’s Literary reward. This book is part of the Manawaka Series of which The Stone Angel … Continue reading

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Belonging: The Paradox of Citizenship (59)

Belonging: The Paradox of Citizenship By Adrienne Clarkson This is a wonderfully inspiring book by the twenty-sixty Governor General of Canada. She served from 1999 to 2006. She was invited to give the Massey Lecture Series at the University of … Continue reading

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