Category Archives: Author from Southwestern Ontario

No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart by Tom Slee (93)

This is a wonderful book for our culture and times when Wal-Mart is in every town and city across North America. They have a corner of the market. But many believe that they are just another boxed store that people … Continue reading

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Always a Silver Lining (123)

This is a book about Keith Culliton. He is an important figure here in Stratford where I live. He just recently retired from politics last year and he has been missed on the Stratford City Council. Keith Culliton founded a … Continue reading

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Chronic Daily Headache (115)

This is an important book by an author from London, Ontario.¬† He specializes in migraine relief. Brent Lucas administers a charity on headache education called Help for Headaches, which existed for over fifteen years now in London, Ontario. Help for … Continue reading

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Scribbling Women (84)

This is another unique book by Marthe Jocelyn, a writer from my home town here in Stratford, Ontario. This book features some true tales from astonishing women such as, Sei Shonagon, Margaret Cathchpole, Mary Hayden Russell,¬†Harriet Ann Jacobs, Isabella Beeton, … Continue reading

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Ones and Twos (42)

Just when I thought I have exhausted my possibilities for finding a Canadian picture book writer from Stratford, Ontario, I found one!!! I was at my local library a few weeks ago, and I discovered Marthe Jocelyn’s books. She just … Continue reading

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Lives of Girls and Women (100)

Lives of Girls and Women Alice Munro This is a classic from a noble winning writer from southwest Ontario. It is a treasure to know that we can have such a great writer right here in our own backyards. This … Continue reading

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