Category Archives: Author from Nova Scotia

The Last Hockey Player by Bretton Loney (50)

I won this book last year with the Canadian Book Review Challenge. I received a book signed by the author with a wonderful note!  I will cherish it forever!  I just love receiving notes from authors like this. It makes … Continue reading

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Bugs By Pamela Hickman (36)

There are twice as many insects in the world as all other kinds of animals combined. Many animals, such as fish, birds, frogs, turtles and bats, depend on insects for food. And plants need insects to carry pollen from one … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia by Alexa Thompson (201)

Well there all Canadian Book review readers and followers. I will try and hit 210 books reviewed here on my blog.  I have read well over 223 books this year.  It was my BEST year ever.  So, I will take … Continue reading

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Black Writers Matter by Whitney French (152)

This is a wonderful celebration of black writers who have graced our literary landscape over the years. Black writers are rarely represented fully in literary circles. But black writers matter. They write with heart and authenticity. This book showcases such … Continue reading

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Broken Pieces by Allison Lawlor (119)

This is a book about an orphan of the Halifax Explosion. Nothing seems sadder than being the only person who survives, especially if you are young and your parents and siblings are killed and you are left alone. One hundred … Continue reading

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Meet Viola Desmond by Elizabeth MacLeod (26)

This is an important eye-opening book for kids of all ages about Viola Desmond. She was an entrepreneur and trailblazer for racial equality in Canada. One rainy day in November 1946, Viola decided that she would not give up her … Continue reading

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The Sea Was in their Blood by Quenin Casey (14)

This is a story about another author from the East Coast in Canada. It is another great read. The story is set in Wood Harbour, Nova Scotia.  It was a frigid night in February 2013 when the five young fishermen … Continue reading

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