Category Archives: Author from British Columbia

Folly Bistro by Bruno Huber (83)

This is a unique book about running a French Restaurant in Vancouver’s West End. One could just imagine the ambitions of the self-effacing owner. She is brought down to reality by bureaucracy, outlandish egos and chaos in the kitchen. The … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island by Theo Dombrowski (66)

I still have Vancouver on my bucket list.  I really want and need to get there at some point in my life time. So, every time I happen to see a new book about Vancouver, I pick it up and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Missing Out by Christina Crook (65)

Most of us can’t throw away our smartphone or cut ourselves off from the internet. But we can all rethink our relationship with the digital world, discovering new ways of introducing balance and discipline to the role of technology in … Continue reading

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Girls Need Not Apply by Kelly S. Thompson (32)

This is a sad book about the Armed Forces. I had no idea that things were still so oppressive for women. Patriarchy is still taking a hold in different careers. Yet, this is an inspiring story about a female captain … Continue reading

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Whatever Gets You Through By Stacey May Fowles and Jen Sookfong Lee (192)

This is a book about 12 survivors on life after sexual assault. This is a hard topic to write about. But it is hopeful, despite our cultural secretiveness about this topic. Sadly, sexual assault is very prevalent in our society–at … 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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#Not Your Princess: Voices of Native Women by Mary Beth Leatherdale (128)

This book is a raw and honest portrayal of the life of Indigenous women. The book showcases different authors who express the complexities and triumphs of their lives as Indigenous women. Some Native Women have endured abuse and both mind … Continue reading

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