Category Archives: Award Winning Author

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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On the Road Again by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel (6)

This is a wonderful early reader for kids of all ages. It is hilarious and it will also make the average child think a bit–which is a great combination! Charlie and his family are on the road again–this time to … Continue reading

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Close to Hugh by Marina Endicott (4)

This is a wonderful book by an author who I am starting to really appreciate. This story takes an existential look at youth and age, art and life, love and death over one week in the world of gallery-owner Hugh … Continue reading

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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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