Category Archives: Award Winning Author

The Afterlife of Stars by Joseph Kertes (213)

This story is hopeful, daring, life-affirming account that focuses on revolution and family, and a country lost and lives remade. I usually love stories like this. And this one did not disappoint. I was attracted to the book by the … Continue reading

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Today I Learned It Was You By Edward Riche (212)

This is another story that is right out of my genre reading. However, it is a book that was recommended to me by one of the librarians. So, I decided to try it out, and I was very happy I … Continue reading

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The Bear by Claire Cameron (211)

This is a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat turning the pages faster and faster as the book progresses. I just loved the story, despite the fact that this is not usually the type of … Continue reading

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In the Light of the Moon and Other Bedtime Stories by Sam McBratney (200)

I have one more picture book that I would like to review before the deadline! This is a super-cute picture book for kids of all ages.  It is an award-winning author too!  How cool! This book has literally been written … Continue reading

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Childhood by Andre Alexis (144)

This is a wonderful fictional story about Thomas MacMillan’s childhood. It is a coming of age novel that is written very well and captivating as well as entrancing. It is a story that you won’t want to put down until … Continue reading

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