Category Archives: Author from Ottawa

Promise and Peril by Aaron Wheery (37)

Given that the Federal election is a few weeks away, this book showcases some of the issues the debates that surround Justin Trudeau. His reign was truly a journey that won’t be forgotten. I am sure he learned a lot, … Continue reading

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Misfit by Andreas Souvaliotis (188)

This is a memoir about an autistic gay, immigrant who is a changemaker!  The memoir is sad yet inspiring and invigorating. It is a story about triumph in the face of challenges and coming out victorious!  I just love memoirs … Continue reading

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Let That Shit Go by Nina Purewal and Kate Petriw (169)

This is a book about how to find peace of mind and happiness in our world that craves quickness and mindlessness.  I love books that urge us to be more present and one that offers us readers hands on tools … Continue reading

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Your Right to Privacy: Minimize your Digital Footprint by Jim Bronskill and David McKie (166)

The amount of online date is increasing at an alarming rate. Many of our traditional face-to-face interactions are not being a thing of the past, replaced by online activity. It is hard to maintain privacy. Perhaps the only way to … Continue reading

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Girl Positive by Tatiana Fraser and Caia Hagel (135)

This is a wonderfully book about how unique and beautiful each girl is in her own right. There is no need for any of us to complain and to keep hoping we were someone else who is skinny or beautiful–in … Continue reading

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Being Generous by Lucinda Vardey and John Dalla Costa (106)

This is an extraordinary little book about how to be generous.  This is a topic that we need to hear more about in this egotistical world of ours when the only important person is ME. This book has the power … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra by D. L. Cann (50)

For my fiftieth book, I decided to read and review a book about Saint Nicholas. His life always fascinated me. This book portrays the life and times of the original Father of Christmas.  It is a book that should answer … Continue reading

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