Category Archives: Book on Nature

Threading Light: Explorations in Loss and Poetry by Lorri Neilsen Glenn (153)

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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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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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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The Inner Life of Animals by Peter Wohlleben (116)

I just love books that argue for the idea that animals have emotions such as love, grief and compassion. I have observed that myself and it makes me think that this author is definitely onto something right. This book is … Continue reading

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Lost Treasures by Larry Verstraete (115)

This is a wonderful book about treasures that can be found everywhere, even under water. Treasure means different things to different people. It comes in many forms and shapes, and is just waiting to be discovered. What is considered valuable … Continue reading

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River in a Dry Land by Trevor Herriot (111)

This is the second book I read by Trevor Herriot.  I just love his writing, and this book didn’t disappoint either. Although it isn’t my favorite book written by him, this is my personal opinion of course, I really loved … Continue reading

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The Prairies (104)

I have been reading quite a few books about the prairies lately. I just love the flatlands of Canada, and I look forward to visiting the Prairies soon. The book shows how crops create geometric patterns in the farmland near … Continue reading

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