Monthly Archives: March 2020

Good Morning, Monster by Catherine Gildiner (131)

This story is about a successful but lonely musician who suffers from sexual dysfunction, a young woman whose father abandoned her and her siblings in an isolated cottage is angry at everyone except her father. It is also about an … Continue reading

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Second Best by Jessica Dettmann (130)

This is a story that is funny and heartwarming at the same time. I just love stories with the right balance of sadness and also humor. This story captures the dramas and tensions of modern families. It is a story … Continue reading

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Moments of Glad Grace by Alison Wearing (129)

This is a wonderful memoir that took my breathe away. The title struck me when I saw it among the new books at my local library.  It is one of these books that you won’t want to put down for … Continue reading

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One More Pet by Eugenie Fernandes (128)

This is a great book about acquiring animal friends. The more you acquire, the more you want, as this humorous picture book shows. One summer day, when Emily out to play, she found a lot more than just fun and … Continue reading

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Ordinary Amos and Amazing Fish by Eugene Fernandes and Henry Fernandes (127)

I have read quite a few books by these two amazing writers and illustrators. And this picture book for kids didn’t disappoint either. Amos lives an ordinary life. He has an ordinary chair, an ordinary cat, and an ordinary fireplace … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Sewing by Amy Sinibaldi and Kristyne Czepuryr (126)

This is a unique book on how you can spend all your rainy days, creating things that you love to display and wear. I just love sewing books. And this one doesn’t disappoint. I also love to sew although the … Continue reading

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Tantamount by CR Hruska

Tantamount is a historical fantasy. It is set in Britain during the sixth century. The story is captivating and endearing as well as poignant. It is a story that will stick with the reader long after it is read. Tolan … Continue reading

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