Category Archives: Loss

Small: Beneath the Sky by Lorna Crozier (179)

This is the second book written by Lorna Crozier that I picked up at my local library.  It was just as great as the first. This book is a tender, unsparing portrait of a family. It is also a book … Continue reading

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Women Talking by Miriam Toews (146)

I am blown away by the breath, depth, and marvelous stories of Canadian writers. And this book by Miriam Toews is no exception. She writes with wit and warmth. She also acutely demonstrates the role of humor when rendering the … Continue reading

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Second Rising by Catherine M. A. Wiebe (101)

I noticed this book a few weeks ago when I was at my local library. It was in a special section of the library, where certain titles are showcased, depending on the theme for the month or even week. The … Continue reading

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Threading Light: Explorations in Loss and Poetry by Lorri Neilsen Glenn (153)

For this month’s mini-challenge with the Canadian Book Review Challenge, I picked up 4 books of poetry. It is so nice to delve into a bit of poetry, given that this is the national poetry month.  Thank you Melanie for … Continue reading

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