Monthly Archives: November 2018

Embroidery by Judy Ann Sadler (100)

Yay, I read 100 books up to now in 2018 for the 2018-2019 Canadian Book Review Challenge!  I wasn’t sure if I would get there.  But I did!!! This is a children’s book on how to do simple embroidery stitches.  … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares by Anne To Donahue (99)

I saw this book on my new book shelf recently, and again, the cover made me pick it up. I am trying to embroider and this cover is just amazing. I include it here for you to see what I … Continue reading

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In Other Words by Anna Porter (98)

I saw this book on the new book’s shelf at my local library. I loved the cover of the book. I include it here. I just love shelves and shelves of books.  What’s not to like, huh? When Anna Porter … Continue reading

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One Job Town by Steven High (97)

This book is about work, belonging, and betrayal in Northern Ontario. It is a book that is a sign of the times with all the factory closings in Ontario. I am so partial to these poor people who spend a … Continue reading

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Irma Voth by Miriam Toews (96)

Here is the second story by Miriam Toews!  I just love her stories and will be reading quite a few more of them in the future. In a small, reclusive Mennonite community in the shadow of the Sierra Madre mountains, … Continue reading

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A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews (95)

When I saw this book on a shelf at my local library, the title immediately resonated with me. Kindness is always complicated, and a life lived with kindness is also extremely hard to bring about. But this story was about … Continue reading

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Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson (94)

This is a great story that is funny and yet moving. It’s not usually a kind of story that I like.  But this one really kept me glued to the pages of the book until I read the last word.  … Continue reading

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