Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A spiritual fable about fulfilling your dreams and reaching your destiny by Robin Sharma (190)

This is a book for our time and about our time. Many of us, professional and non-professional, alike are caught in a rut of our own making. Busyness and noise has taken over our lives. We want more and more … Continue reading

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The River by Helen Humphreys (189)

This is one of the most wonderful books that I read over the past few weeks. It is a book about nature and for nature lovers. I just love landscapes. And this book is beaming with intricate art work that … Continue reading

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The Goat by Anne Fleming (188)

This is a wonderful junior novel. It is super cute, and it kept me quite engaged and looking forward to knowing what happens to the goat in this very entertaining story. When kid accompanies her parents to New York City … Continue reading

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Cool Water by Dianne Warren (187)

You might imagine that not much happens in Juliet, Saskatchewan. It is a dusty oasis on the edge of the Little Snake sand hills. Its inhabitants are caught in the limbo between a century-old promise of prosperity and whatever lies … Continue reading

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The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas (186)

This story is a wonderful compilation of master story telling with vivid paradoxes which lie at the heart of a family. It is a story that all of us will be to relate to in some way. Liz, Aiden, and … Continue reading

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Black Apple: by Joan Crate (185)

This is a wonderful story that is tender as it is tough. It has a very strange balance of ups and downs. But they all work to make this a great story! Sinopaki lives with her Blackfoot family in the … Continue reading

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The Three Sisters Bar and Motel by Katherine Govier (184)

This is a wonderful historical novel that will entrance the reader and keep him or her reading until the book is read. It is 1911, and the coming of the railroad to the Canadian Rockies. It brings a parade of newcomers … Continue reading

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Unbounded: Finding Myself on Top of the World by Steph Jagger (183)

This is a true story that totally captured my attention. It is courageous and it shows Steph’s incredible strength and will as she skied around the world, down double black-diamond runs and even fumbling through falling in love. Steph has … Continue reading

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Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys (182)

Here is another wonderful book by Helen Humphreys! This is a novel of regret, contrition and redemption. Shot down on his first RAF mission, James Hunter, an English officer, spends the Second world War in a German POW camp. While … Continue reading

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The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys (181)

In the last few weeks, I picked up a few books by Helen Humphreys.  What a wonderful week of reading it was. Now I will be reviewing them. It’s spring 1941 and London is being destroyed by the Blitz. Gwen … Continue reading

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