Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Idiot’s Brain by Dean Burnett (151)

This a great read for anyone who is interested in neuroscience or how the brain works. Our brain is very complicated and it is very simplistic in places too. Dr. Dean Burnett dispels all the mysteries of the brain in … Continue reading

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The Debt-Free Lifestyle by Christine Conway (150)

This is a book that every Canadian who owns a house and mortgage should read. It is a book for our times, given that most of us are very heavily in debt. The good news that this book offers is … Continue reading

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Nostalgia by M.G. Vassanji (149)

This is a most interesting novel. I am so glad that I picked it up at my local library. It was the cover of the book that tweaked my interest. And I am so glad that I got a chance … Continue reading

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This is Not my Life by Diane Schoemperlen (148)

This is a memoir of love, prison and other complications. It is a book that will keep you reading and reading until the last page. For almost six turbulent years, award-winning writer Diane Schoemperlen was involved with a prison inmate … Continue reading

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Bet on Me by Annette Verschuren (147)

This is a great nonfiction book about leading and succeeding in business and in life. And who wouldn’t need advice about these important aspects of living an excellent life. In this important book, Annette Verschuren lays out her inspiring philosophy … Continue reading

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Angel Catbird by Margaret Atwood, Jonnie Christmas, Tamra Bnvillain (146)

This is a wonderful graphic novel written by three great writers. I have been trying to read a few more graphic novels this year and to expand my reading horizons. And so far, I have read 20 books in genres … Continue reading

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Party Wall by Catherine Leroux (145)

This is a wonderful and unique collection of stories the likes of which I never read. The stories don’t have common themes except for the fact that they are about pairs who are joined in surprising ways. What a unique … Continue reading

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