Category Archives: Empowerment

Sweet Jesus by Christine Pountney (28)

This book is dazzling and original and it is written by a new writer from Toronto.  There are so many great writers in Canada and I am SO glad that new writers are seeing how important it is to share … Continue reading

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Until it Fades by K. A. Tucker (26)

This a modern-day Cinderalla-like story.  I love stories like that. They are captivating and keep you reading until you have completed the book. Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals. She wants to give her … Continue reading

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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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When Hope Springs New by Janette Oke (21)

This is a Christian novel that expounds on some of the values that we all want to hold onto in a world where values of any kind are downgraded to political correctness. The story is about two ladies who had … Continue reading

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O C Daniel by Wesley King (20)

This is a wonderful middle grade novel that will keep younger and older kids reading until the book is complete. It is the first book that I know about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Kids who have this disease don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett (13)

This is a memoir written by a Canadian who fled to other places of the world from her rural Canada because she was curious about the world. The memoir retraces Amanda’s footsteps as she travels trough imperiled and dangerous countries … Continue reading

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