Author Archives: irenesroth

About irenesroth

I am a freelance and academic writer. I am currently writing a book called `Fearless Freelance Writers`. Please look out for it soon on this blog.

Spiderweb by Penelope Lively (32)

This is another great story for adults by the great story writer Penelope Lively. This is a story that will entrance the reader and keep her reading until the last page is turned. All her life, Stella Brentwood has considered … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively (31)

I have been reading a few Penelope Lively books. So, I will review 3 of them in this sequence of reviews. This is a wonderful book with just the right of balance of humor and mystery.  What a winning combination. … Continue reading

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The Flying Troutman’s by Miriam Toews (30)

This is a story that will keep you reading until you have the read the last word.  I just loved this book.  It is intriguing and wonderfully written. Hattie has just been dumped by her Paris boyfriend. Her sister, Min, … Continue reading

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Shattered by Dani Pettrey (29)

This is a story that is well written and engrossing. It is a story that will also haunt you for a while as well.  This is Book 2 in the Alaskan Courage. This is a story about how important siblings … Continue reading

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Sweet Jesus by Christine Pountney (28)

This book is dazzling and original and it is written by a new writer from Toronto.  There are so many great writers in Canada and I am SO glad that new writers are seeing how important it is to share … Continue reading

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The Big Book of Canada: Exploring the Provinces and Territories by Christopher Moore (27)

This book is a treasure throve of information.  Through illustrations and information from the author, this book is a must read for all Canadians. I learned so much about our great and vast country from this book. It is quite … Continue reading

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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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