Category Archives: Award Winning Author

Sleeping in the Ground by Peter Robinson (11)

This is another story from an award-winning author in Toronto.  It is a story that will keep you engaged and reading until the end. Detective Superintendent Alan Banks is called in to lead the investigation after a shocking mass murder … Continue reading

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Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill (10)

This is a book by an award-winning and bestselling author. This story is a darkly comic literary thriller about a woman who fears for her sanity–and then her life when she learns that her Doppelganger has appeared in a local … 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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Ossuaries by Dionne Brand (151)

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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Once Upon a Line By Wallace Edwards (136)

This is a children’s book about a unique topic: How do ideas begin? Where do Stories come from? One rainy night, Wally’s family finds an old steamer trunk in the attic. Inside is a pile of paintings drawn from a … Continue reading

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The Girl in Saskatoon by Sharon Butala (119)

I love any story by Sharon Butala.  She is a native of Saskatchewan. And she lives and breathes the stories that she writes. This is a nonfiction book about friendship, memory, and murder. So, it is a story that will … Continue reading

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Worry Free Money by Shannon Lee Simmons (118)

This is a wonderful new book about how to manage money. I always love books like this.  I believe the author presents a fresh new way to think about money. Managing your money can be frustrating and confusing. Life is … Continue reading

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