Category Archives: Love

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig (181)

When I saw this title on the shelves of my local library, I knew I had to read it. The title immediately resonated with me because I was always curious if time can stop pretty well from my teenage years. … Continue reading

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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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More Than Balloons by Lorna Crozier (178)

I recently picked up some books by Lorna Crozier for poetry month and the Canadian Book Review Challenge.  So, I will be reviewing these books that I read over the next few blog posts. What a joy to read Crozier’s … Continue reading

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Alone in the Classroom by Elizabeth Hay (34)

This is a great story by a writer from Ottawa.  I have been very unaware of this author until now. I have recently picked up a book by this writer, and I will be reading as many of her books … Continue reading

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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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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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Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love by Lori Haskins Houran (50)

This is a picture book for kids about unconditional love.  What an important topic! And it is important that we teach our kids how to be unconditionally loving from as early an age as possible. The author teaches an important … Continue reading

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