Category Archives: Author from Toronto

All We Knew But Couldn’t Say by Joanne Vannicola (5)

This is a story that is start and honest filled with determination. It is a compelling narrative about hardship, survival and resilience.  After reading this story, I was convinced that we all can overcome any challenges from our past. It … Continue reading

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Heroes in My Head by Judy Rebick (4)

This is a courageous, moving, and powerful memoir from one of Canada’s best-known feminists. It is an incredible untold story of Judy Rebick’s struggle with depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder. It is very raw, honest, and yet inspiring. It shows … Continue reading

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So Many Babies by Lorna Crozier (189)

This is a great picture book for kids that I picked up by one of my favourite poets.  Lorna Crozier is a wonderful writer, like no other that I have read when it comes to saying things through poetry. Her … Continue reading

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Who Will Cry When you Die by Robin S. Sharma (183)

This a book that is full of life lessons on how to live in our fast-paced world. I have reviewed all of Sharma’s books and loved every one of them. I even have some on my home shelf. Many of … Continue reading

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The Greatest Athlete by Mark Hebscher (172)

This is an interesting book about Canada’s first Olympic Gold Medalist, and much more. There are more lessons embedded in these pages that I can mention in a short blog post such as this. When the author asked himself a … Continue reading

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The Time has Come by Michael Kaufman (157)

When I saw this book on my new book shelf at my local library, I knew I had to read this book!  And I am SO glad that I did. Gender equality is so hard to come by for women … Continue reading

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Be With by Mike Barnes (150)

This is an honest, raw look at how it feels to take care of someone close to you who has dementia. There are places of sadness in this book. But there is always the triumph of the writer who dared … Continue reading

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