Daily Archives: October 17, 2015

Half-Blood (28)

This is a book for the October Challenge for the Book Mine Set.  I loved reading this book. What a treasure and great read! Esi Edugyan has written a wonderful novel with a perfect pitch.  If there are any of … Continue reading

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Caillou (27)

This is a GREAT picture book for kids just in time for Halloween. And what child doesn’t like a great Halloween book! Kids have fun going out for Halloween.  There is the costume making, then the endless candies that they receive … Continue reading

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Ancient Greece (26)

This is a short introduction to Ancient Greece. I found the book eye-opening and inspiring. Of course, I always loved Greece. So, it was a small book that I was glad to read in a few hours while I was … Continue reading

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The Morning After (25)

This is an informative book about the 1995 Quebec Referendum. I remember those days vividly, despite the fact that I was living in Ontario at that time. It was a year with historical overtones that were not seen often in … Continue reading

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Jann Arden: Falling Backwards (24)

This is another GREAT book about Jann Arden.  It is a memoir and it is truly a wonderful read about a musician and singer who I have loved and admired for several decades. Jann’s life has been anything but easy.  … Continue reading

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