Category Archives: Rating: 5+ Stars

Once Upon a Line By Wallace Edwards (136)

This is a children’s book about a unique topic: How do ideas begin? Where do Stories come from? One rainy night, Wally’s family finds an old steamer trunk in the attic. Inside is a pile of paintings drawn from a … Continue reading

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Summer Sisters by Judy Blume (4)

This is a wonderful novel by Judy Blume who never disappoints with her wonderful plot twists. And since it is indeed summer, it is the right time to read it.  But is this really the kind of summer she is … Continue reading

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Water Wow! (145)

This is a great picture book for kids about water.  It is by Antonia Banyard and Paula Ayer. What is so amazing about water? Well, if you are interested, this book is for you! This book explores where water comes … Continue reading

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Noni Speaks Up (131)

This is a wonderful picture book with a great message for kids. It is written by Heather Hartt-Sussman and illustrated by Genevieve Cote.  It is a book that must be read by all kids 3 to 8, especially girls. Noni … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Montreal, Educational book, Empowerment, Health, Lives of girls, Nonfiction, Picture Book, Rating: 5+ Stars | Leave a comment

The Power of Smarter, Faster, Better (116)

The Power of Smarter, Faster, Better is an important book for everyone who is interested in what it takes to be the most productive person that we can be in all areas of life. Motivation is a popular topic in … Continue reading

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Stratford: Around and About by Ellen Stafford (107)

This is a wonderful book about how Stratford became what it is today. The book is a classic in many ways, published by a small bookstore in Stratford. I never tire of hearing how Stratford became what it is today.  … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Stratford Ontario, Creativity, Culture in Canada, Educational book, Empowerment, History, Nonfiction, Rating: 5+ Stars | Leave a comment

Inner Beauty by Xiaolan Zhao (93)

This book is a must-read for all women who believe that beauty can be fostered from the outside. This books shows that beauty can only be developed from the inside out. There is no lotion or potion that can help … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Aging with Grace, Author from Ontario, Book Review, Canadian Doctor, Empowerment, Health, Nonfiction, Rating: 5+ Stars, Toronto-Based Doctor, Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor | Leave a comment