Category Archives: Culture in Canada

The Canadaland Guide to Canada by Jesse Brown (241)

This is a book that is about Canada but is published in America. The benefit of having an American author write about Canada is that she finds all the humorous aspects of our culture and times. I just absolutely loved … Continue reading

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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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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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The Beauty of Discomfort By Amanda Lang (234)

This is a book about how to be more than ordinary. It is a book that will help you see how to be successful in a whole new way by focusing on a topic that none of us want to … Continue reading

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My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas (228)

This is an endearing book for kids that is informative and inspiring. And it is just in time for our 150th Birthday! This is a book that all readers, even adults, will learn a lot about the different provinces in … Continue reading

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Smarter, Faster, Better (227)

Smarter, Faster, Better is an important book for everyone who is interested in what it takes to be the most productive person that we can be in all areas of life. Motivation is a popular topic in the literature currently. … Continue reading

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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era By Daniel J. Levitin (217)

This book is a must-read for all of us, given the ubiquity of information and the seeming difficulty to verify all the information on the internet and web. We are living in a post-truth era. The media have a bias … Continue reading

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