Category Archives: Author from Ontario

My Conversations with Canadians by Lee Maracle (100)

On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn’t possibly answer at that moment.  But she has been thinking about it ever since. As time passed, she … Continue reading

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When My World Was Very Small by Ruth Rakoff (93)

This is a memoir-type book about the journey that one lady went through when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It is a book like no other in that you will laugh and cry even while reading the same page. … Continue reading

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Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough by Doug Saunders (89)

This is another book that I found on the new book shelf at my local library. And the cover sure jogged my attention, as you will already saw in the cover displayed here. The book raises a question that I … Continue reading

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Resilience by Lisa Lisson (82)

This is a book that is part memoir of loss and part personal empowerment for women.  I just love books that are as inspiring as this story. In 2007, all was going great for Lisa Lisson. She had married her … Continue reading

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Trees of Ontario by Linda Kershaw (81)

Ontario would be a different place without trees. Each spring, trees are among the first plants to bring a flush of green. In summer, trees shade our parks and yards, giving shelter from hot sun and drenching downpours and providing … Continue reading

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Girl Runner–a novel by Carrie Snyder (75)

This is a story that is as interesting as it is inspiring.  I am SO glad that I picked it up at my local library. Girl Runner is the story of Aganetha Smart, a former Olympic athlete who was famous … Continue reading

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The Truth about Stories: A Native Narrative by Thomas King (74)

Stories are such wonderful things!  They can transport us into places and times that we never expected without never leaving our homes. This is what makes reading so great! This is a unique book.  When I saw at the Stratford … Continue reading

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