Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

Until it Fades by K. A. Tucker (26)

This a modern-day Cinderalla-like story.  I love stories like that. They are captivating and keep you reading until you have completed the book. Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals. She wants to give her … Continue reading

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The Book of Letters by Paul and Audrey Grescoe (25)

This book of stories has been carefully selected from personal collections, archives, and museums. The letters in this collection range from heart-rending accounts of toil to the impassioned grandiloquence of premiers, from an escaped slave’s chastising of his former master … Continue reading

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Canada’s First Nations and Cultural Genocide by Robert Z. Cohen (24)

I wanted to read a few books about Indigenous people.  I got interested in this whole topic while attending a few conferences and workshops about the Indigenous people here in my area.  There is so much that I didn’t know. … Continue reading

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Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (23)

This book is an honest examination of Indigenous people lives and how they feel betrayed and have difficulty celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday as the rest do. Canada 150 commemorates the founding of Canada in 1867, being the political agreement that … Continue reading

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Now You Know Canada: 150 years of fascinating facts By Doug Lennox (22)

This is a fun book just in tine for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. The book is unique and its structure is as unique as its facts. I learned so much while reading this book in small portions. It can be … Continue reading

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