Category Archives: Author from Vancouver

British Columbia by Andrew Hempstead(49)

This is a wonderful travel book about British Columbia.  It highlights all the attractions as well as places to stay that are affordable and memorable. I have always wanted to visit BC.  This book has inspired me to put this … Continue reading

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The Art of Social Enterprise by Carl Frankel and Allen Bromberger (25)

This is a book about business and how we can all conduct business as if people mattered. Wow, what if all businesses operated that way?? This book is mission driven and business as a vehicle for change. This book is … Continue reading

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The Year of Less by Cait Flanders (166)

How many of us overspend, over consume, and over budget?  How many of us max out our credit cards looking for all the week’s deals at stores so that we can keep accumulating? Since we live in a culture of … Continue reading

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Small Mechanics by Lorna Crozier (152)

For this month’s mini-challenge with the Canadian Book Review Challenge, I picked up 4 books of poetry. It is so nice to delve into a bit of poetry, given that this is the national poetry month.  Thank you Melanie for … Continue reading

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Totem Poles and Railroads by Janet Rogers (150)

For this month’s mini-challenge with the Canadian Book Review Challenge, I picked up 4 books of poetry. It is so nice to delve into a bit of poetry, given that this is the national poetry month.  Thank you Melanie for … Continue reading

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City Critters by Nicholas Read (146)

This nonfiction book is about wildlife in urban areas. It will inform as well as educate. This book could easily be used for school projects for elementary school students as well as possible high school students. When we think of … Continue reading

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Big Blue Forever by Anita Miettunen (92)

This is a story about the largest blue whale skeleton. It is wondrous in its nature and scope.  The photographs throughout the book bring the educative aspect of the book to mind for young and older readers alike. In 1987, … Continue reading

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