Category Archives: Author from Alberta

When Hope Springs New by Janette Oke (21)

This is a Christian novel that expounds on some of the values that we all want to hold onto in a world where values of any kind are downgraded to political correctness. The story is about two ladies who had … Continue reading

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Hell Going by Lynn Coady (236)

This is a book of nine stories that covers a lot of topics.  It has an amazing depth and breath. In one of the stories, a young nun is charged with talking an anorexic out of her religious fanatics toys … Continue reading

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Into the Fire: The Fight to Save Fort McMurray By: Jerron Hawley, Graham Hurley, and Steve Sackett (210)

This is a very sad book about the raging fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The book is a kaleidoscope contains a brilliant catalogue of photographs about the disaster and a small description about it on the adjacent pages. As a … Continue reading

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy by Thomas P. Keenan (206)

This book is a must-read for all Canadians who are worried about how technology has not only taken over our world but also our private lives as well. Professor Keenan writes the book in laymen’s terms so that it is … Continue reading

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Standard Candles (43)

This is a wonderful book of poems by Alice Major.  It is a great resource for readers who love poetry as I do. This book expands on Alice Major’s earlier themes of family, mythology, and cosmology, teasing out subtle wonders … Continue reading

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The Canadian Hiker’s and Backpacker’s Handbook (11)

This is a great book for summer hikers and campers. It is how-to guide for hitting the trails, coast to coast. In his latest handbook, this award-winning naturalist and bestselling author Benn Gadd offers up the best advice for more … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Loved One Dies? (7)

This is a wonderful book about how to talk to kids about dying. Kids have such a difficult time understanding death. It can be difficult for them to know why grandma was here yesterday but is no longer here. In … Continue reading

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