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.

Misfit by Andreas Souvaliotis (188)

This is a memoir about an autistic gay, immigrant who is a changemaker!  The memoir is sad yet inspiring and invigorating. It is a story about triumph in the face of challenges and coming out victorious!  I just love memoirs … Continue reading

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Being Prime Minister by J.D.M Steward (187)

This is a book about who is the prime minister of Canada. Politically, he or she is a member of Parliament and leader of the Government of Canada. In the past, the occupant of this position has been described as … Continue reading

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The Garden Going on Without Us by Lorna Crozier (186)

This is yet another poetry book for our Canadian Book Review Challenge this month!  I just really enjoy reading Lorna Crozier’s works.  And this poetry book is no exception. This book is Crozier’s sixth collection of poems, and is a … Continue reading

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Trust: Twenty Ways to Build a Better Country by David Johnston (185)

This is a much-needed book in our time of political and cultural upheaval. Trust and honesty seem to be gone right by the wayside which is why we are having immense problems now. Even our politicians are not trustworthy and … Continue reading

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The Memory Illusion by Dr. Julia Shaw (184)

This is an eye-opening and startling book. None of us want to think that we may not be who we think we are. That is a surprising thesis one that we don’t want to accept. However, after reading the book, … Continue reading

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Who Will Cry When you Die by Robin S. Sharma (183)

This a book that is full of life lessons on how to live in our fast-paced world. I have reviewed all of Sharma’s books and loved every one of them. I even have some on my home shelf. Many of … Continue reading

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A Girl Named Lovely by Catherine Porter (182)

This is a wonderful book about survival through love and connection. I just love books with this theme. In January, 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people and paralyzing the country. There are many people … Continue reading

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