Category Archives: Cultural Diversity

The Secret Path by Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire (240)

I decided to end this year by reviewing a few graphic novels. It is all in the name of fun. And rounding up this year is hard to do. So, I will end all my many book reviews with these … Continue reading

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Liberty Street by Dianne Warren (162)

Just as the previous book that I reviewed, I also became interested in this book because of the title. Wouldn’t it be great to live on Liberty Street….or even the notion of liberty would make a person feel free. Then … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada 1967 – 2017 by Christopher McCreery (159)

This is a wonderful book about Canadian History and culture over the past fifty years from 1967 to 2017. The book also contains a wonderful foreword by Jean Vanier, CC, GOQ. The book is as colourful as it is insightful!  … Continue reading

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Bet on Me by Annette Verschuren (147)

This is a great nonfiction book about leading and succeeding in business and in life. And who wouldn’t need advice about these important aspects of living an excellent life. In this important book, Annette Verschuren lays out her inspiring philosophy … Continue reading

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Party Wall by Catherine Leroux (145)

This is a wonderful and unique collection of stories the likes of which I never read. The stories don’t have common themes except for the fact that they are about pairs who are joined in surprising ways. What a unique … Continue reading

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Writing the Roma: Histories, Policies, and Communities in Canada by Cynthia Levine-Rasky (143)

This is another treasure of a book. This time it is a nonfiction book! I guess relaxing is a good idea when you go to your local library. You get to pick books that are absolutely fascinating! Interestingly, the author … Continue reading

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North End Love Songs by Katherena Vermette (142)

I just love a book of poems! I picked up this book quite unexpectedly too over the Christmas Holiday. I just loved the cover. It was quite ambiguous and interesting. For Katherena Vermette, Winnipeg’s North End where she lives is … Continue reading

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