Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt (31)

I don’t usually like stories like this, and I hardly ever read them. But there was something about the title and cover that got me!  So, I took it out of my library. Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. … Continue reading

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Brazen: by Penelope Bagieu (30)

This is a collection of stories by rebel ladies who rocked the world. They are one of a kind of ladies, and the stories are also one of a kind!  It will keep you at the edge of your seat. … Continue reading

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Eat Well, Age Better by Allen Burford-Mason (29)

This is a great nonfiction book about how to use diet and supplements to guard the lifelong health of your eyes, heart, brain and bones. This book is backed by the latest research. It describes in a straightforward way how … Continue reading

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Half-Truths and Brazen Lies: An Honest Look at Lying by Kira Vermond (28)

This is a wonderful book about lying and how it is so much better well, not to lie!  This is a picture book for kids of all ages that parents can use in order to bring home the message that … Continue reading

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Garbo Laughs by Elizabeth Hay (27)

Following Elizabeth Hay’s highly acclaimed bestselling novel A Student of Weather comes this brilliant and poignant, funny and sad-dyed novel about the tricky allure of movies in our everyday lives. It is set in Ottawa. This book is the quixotic … Continue reading

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