Monthly Archives: January 2016

Examining Water Power (85)

This is an important timely book for kids of all ages. It is a book that could be used for class projects at the elementary and secondary levels. It is a timely book in many ways, given our potential shortage … Continue reading

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Scribbling Women (84)

This is another unique book by Marthe Jocelyn, a writer from my home town here in Stratford, Ontario. This book features some true tales from astonishing women such as, Sei Shonagon, Margaret Cathchpole, Mary Hayden Russell,¬†Harriet Ann Jacobs, Isabella Beeton, … Continue reading

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OMG! (83)

OMG! How Children See God By Monica Parker This is a great book for kids about a very important topic: God! It is a book that can be read by kids of all ages and young tweens as well. It … Continue reading

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The Age of Earthquakes (82)

This is like no book I have ever read. I guess we all have to expand our horizons. So, I definitely did expand my horizons by reading this book. I did get through it…but in small increments at a time. … Continue reading

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The Nest (81)

This is another book that was suggested in the list for the mini-challenge for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. I enjoyed this book more than the first that I read despite the fact that I don’t usually like horror stories, … Continue reading

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When Everything Feels like the Movies (80)

This is a book that was in the list of suggested reading for this month’s challenge for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. And it was definitely a challenge to read this book! This is a young adult novel like none … Continue reading

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Mass Disruption: Thirty Years on the Front Lines of a Mass Revolution(79)

John Stack does a splendid and scholarly job of discussing how one of the most respected newspapers in North America reinvented itself. In this age of digital papers, it easy for many newspapers to slip into a terrible conundrum. But … Continue reading

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