Category Archives: Fiction

Summer Days, Starry Nights by Vikki VanSickle (178)

This is a wonderful story about summer too.  Little did I think I would have it ready to review.  But I just finished it! Reenie loves everything about her family’s summer resort but even she has to admit that things … Continue reading

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Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt (124)

This is another story about a teen’s life.  It is set in a small town and it shows how a teen’s life can spiral downward to a series of let-downs. Declan’s brother is a delinquent. His performance in school is … Continue reading

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The Pain Eater by Beth Goobie (122)

Wow, I was sick with the flu last week. For the first 3 days I did nothing but slept. But then I started reading. Although I didn’t feel like doing anything else out of bed, reading became somewhat of a … Continue reading

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The Garden of Eden by Sharon Butala (113)

Here is another book by Sharon Butala!  This one is a fictional book. It is written almost poetically. It is like a good meal, it has all the flavours and textures to make a delightful story. This is a sweeping, … Continue reading

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Bone & Bread by Saleema Nawaz (109)

I love this story. The author invites her reader into an intimate and devastating history, and holds the reader right until the end. In many ways, it is an emotionally riveting read. It is poignant and it captivates because it … Continue reading

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The Widows of Paradise Bay by Jill Sooley (105)

This story is so true to life it will make you feel cringe in places and laugh in others. It is fast paced, funny yet heartbreak will draw you in and make you care about characters as real as your … Continue reading

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Girl Runner–a novel by Carrie Snyder (75)

This is a story that is as interesting as it is inspiring.  I am SO glad that I picked it up at my local library. Girl Runner is the story of Aganetha Smart, a former Olympic athlete who was famous … Continue reading

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