Category Archives: Critical thinking

Mind Platter by Najwa Zebian (1)

And here we go!  A brand new year unfolds!  I am SO excited for this year, and I look forward to getting to know some of the new and not so new members of this Canadian Book Review Challenge! I … Continue reading

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Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich (170)

This book is a must-read if you are concerned about the new emphasis on physician-assisted suicide and the epidemic of fitness regimens despite the fact that we are the most obese and unhealthy in decades. This is a razor-sharp polemic, … Continue reading

Posted in Aging With Dignity, Aging with Grace, Critical thinking, Educational book, Emancipation, Empowerment, Health, Heart Health, Medical Care, Mental Health, Publisher that has distribution in Canada | Leave a comment

The Road is How by Trevor Herriot (110)

I have been reading all the books by Trevor Herriot at my local library.  I discovered how great a writer he is. He explains the prairie flatlands so beautifully that I definitely want to visit very soon! This book is … Continue reading

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9 Lessons I learned from My Father by Dr. Murray Howe (107)

This is a wonderful book that reads like a memoir about a great hockey player: Gordie Howe. Murray was like a lot of sons of great hockey players or leaders in any human field of endeavour, he wanted to be … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Ontario, Compassion, Courage and strength, Critical thinking, Educational book, Emancipation, Empowerment, Excellence, Family, Hockey | Leave a comment

The Book of Letters by Paul and Audrey Grescoe (25)

This book of stories has been carefully selected from personal collections, archives, and museums. The letters in this collection range from heart-rending accounts of toil to the impassioned grandiloquence of premiers, from an escaped slave’s chastising of his former master … Continue reading

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DNA Is not Destiny by Steven J. Heine (237)

This is a brand new book that I found in my local library on the new book’s shelf.  I am SO glad that I read it! So many of us believe that if we have parents who are prone to … Continue reading

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A Field Guide to Lies by Daniel J. Levitin (231)

This book is all about how to think critically in the information age.  Things are usually coming at us so fast, that it is hard to think critically. However, we must try to do so as much as possible. We … Continue reading

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