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.

When My World Was Very Small by Ruth Rakoff (93)

This is a memoir-type book about the journey that one lady went through when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It is a book like no other in that you will laugh and cry even while reading the same page. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Forever by Anita Miettunen (92)

This is a story about the largest blue whale skeleton. It is wondrous in its nature and scope.  The photographs throughout the book bring the educative aspect of the book to mind for young and older readers alike. In 1987, … Continue reading

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Wild One by Jane Whittingham (91)

This is a children’s book with a very important message: you can be courageous and brave! Can you stretch like a cat or hang like a bat? This little one can do those things and so much more as she … Continue reading

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Beowulf by R. M. Liuzza (90)

This is a very unique book that I just picked up at my local library.  It is a wonderful find and it enlarged my knowledge and scope of reading–which was one of my goals for this year. R. M. Liuzza’s … Continue reading

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Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough by Doug Saunders (89)

This is another book that I found on the new book shelf at my local library. And the cover sure jogged my attention, as you will already saw in the cover displayed here. The book raises a question that I … Continue reading

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Canadianity: Tales from the true north strong and freezing by Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens (88)

This book leapt up when I was recently looking at some of the new books on my shelves of the local library. The librarian does a splendid job of displaying all the nonfiction books at my library. This book has been … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Nova Scotia, Author just outside Toronto, Cultural Diversity, Culture in Canada, Geography, Nature, Nonfiction, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Galore by Michael Crummey (87)

This is a treat of a story by a Canadian author who is as wonderful as he is great. His writing is a nice red glass wine beside the fireplace on a cold winter’s night. This novel is sprawling and … Continue reading

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