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.

The Path to Wild Food by Sandra Walker (7)

I am always interested in wild food. And this book did not disappoint. I also learned a lot of different things I could make with these foods. What a bonus! This books takes a refreshing and practical approach to wild … Continue reading

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Autumn Light by Pico Iyer (6)

Last month, I was at my local library and picked up this unique book from the new book shelf. It is another one of these books that I will read and re-read for a long time. Wow!!!  I have had … Continue reading

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All We Knew But Couldn’t Say by Joanne Vannicola (5)

This is a story that is start and honest filled with determination. It is a compelling narrative about hardship, survival and resilience.  After reading this story, I was convinced that we all can overcome any challenges from our past. It … Continue reading

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Heroes in My Head by Judy Rebick (4)

This is a courageous, moving, and powerful memoir from one of Canada’s best-known feminists. It is an incredible untold story of Judy Rebick’s struggle with depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder. It is very raw, honest, and yet inspiring. It shows … Continue reading

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Blissfully Blended Bullshit by Rebecca Eckler (3)

This book is about the uncomfortable truth of blending families. It is a book that will make you laugh and smile, but it will also make you take a seat back. In this book, Rebecca Eckler is on a soul-baring … Continue reading

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A trail Called Home by Paul O’Hara (2)

This is a unique nonfiction book about tree stories from the Golden Horseshoe. I knew very little about the Golden Horseshoe.  I know so much more now. How wonderful! The book is inspiring, grounded and eloquent. It is a wonderful … Continue reading

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The Clothesline Swing by Ahmad Danny Ramadan (1)

This is a beautiful, cultural story which gives a rare insight into the world of gay men and women which have to remain hidden in the middle east. It is a novel that will make you think and reflect. It … Continue reading

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