Category Archives: Lives of Women

Get Real: 26 Canadian Women Share the Secrets of Authentic Success by Patricia Lovett-Reid (5)

I love books about successful Canadian women. There is nothing more uplifting than that.  And I always follow Patricia Lovett-Reid even on television every evening when she used to do the business report. But this book is about something different.  … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years of Struggle by Joan Sangster (167)

This is a wonderful book about the history of women and the vote in Canada.  It is hard to believe that so much positive has changed for women.  But it sure did take a long time! The achievement of the … Continue reading

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Shrewd by Elizabeth Renzetti (159)

This is a wry and closely observed look at the lives of women and girls. It is an honest and brave examination of our lives. It is a book that will make you laugh and cry, depending on where you … Continue reading

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I Hear She’s a Real Bitch by Jen Agg (130)

This is also a book for the Canadian Book Review mini-challenge March.  Thank you Melanie for setting up this challenge.  It moved me to read books that I never would have. The title of this book really struck me the … Continue reading

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Brave: by Rose McGowan (129)

This is a book for this month’s Canadian Book Review Challenge.  It is a book about one woman’s courage in the face of all the inauthenticity of Hollywood’s glam world.  This book is such a testament to how a strong … Continue reading

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Dance Gladys, Dance by Cassie Stocks (117)

This is a wonderful story that grabbed my attention because of the title!  I love books that are about dance, be they metaphorical, as this one is or real.  It brings me back to younger days when I was a … Continue reading

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The Perfection of the Morning by Sharon Butala (114)

This is a memoir-type book about her journey from a career in academe to the West with her new husband. She obviously made a lot of sacrifices. But I am sure there are still things that she misses about her … Continue reading

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