Category Archives: Award Winning Author

Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough by Doug Saunders (89)

This is another book that I found on the new book shelf at my local library. And the cover sure jogged my attention, as you will already saw in the cover displayed here. The book raises a question that I … Continue reading

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Girl Runner–a novel by Carrie Snyder (75)

This is a story that is as interesting as it is inspiring.  I am SO glad that I picked it up at my local library. Girl Runner is the story of Aganetha Smart, a former Olympic athlete who was famous … Continue reading

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History’s People: Personalities and the Past by Margaret MacMillan (73)

This is a book by an internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan. She gives her own personal selection of figures of the past, women and men, some famous and some little-known, who stand out for her. Some have changed the course … Continue reading

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In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri (55)

This is a wonderful book by an author who won a Pulitzer prize.  It is a story that will capture the reader and inspire like no story that I have read for a long time. This story is a revelation. … Continue reading

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Spiderweb by Penelope Lively (32)

This is another great story for adults by the great story writer Penelope Lively. This is a story that will entrance the reader and keep her reading until the last page is turned. All her life, Stella Brentwood has considered … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively (31)

I have been reading a few Penelope Lively books. So, I will review 3 of them in this sequence of reviews. This is a wonderful book with just the right of balance of humor and mystery.  What a winning combination. … Continue reading

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Travels with my Family by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel (7)

Here is another family vacation story that is as hilarious as the previous one that I reviewed just a few minutes ago. I read these books by the Avon River in Stratford, Ontario.  If people don’t know about it, I … Continue reading

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