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Best Canadian Essays 2019 by Emily Donaldson (136)

This is a great book of Canadian essays.  I love nonfiction essays. They are factual and they have a cleaner finish than fiction, in my opinion. And this volume contains some of the best Canadian essay writers such as Ali … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen: The Flame Poems and Selections From Notebooks (133)

This book is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen’s last poems. They were selected and ordered by the author in his final mouths of life. Featuring lyrics, prose pieces, and illustrations, the book also contains an extensive selection from Cohen’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Something About Sammy

Something About Sammy By Blaine Sims This is a wonderful story that has breath and depth. It shows the longing of love in all its beauty. It can deeply affect a person to the core and change one’s life like … Continue reading

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My Kind of Guy by Paddy Bostock

This is a wonderful contemporary comedy with a twist of romance and fantasy. I love the story on so many levels. It is also poignant in places as it sadly describes the political realm of the United States and its … Continue reading

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Who’s Pulling Your Strings by John Cleverly (132)

We are all open to manipulation. And many of us don’t take the time to assess the kinds of information that we are accepting as true when it may be false. This is an eye-opening book about how to avoid … Continue reading

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Moments of Glad Grace by Alison Wearing (129)

This is a wonderful memoir that took my breathe away. The title struck me when I saw it among the new books at my local library.  It is one of these books that you won’t want to put down for … Continue reading

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One More Pet by Eugenie Fernandes (128)

This is a great book about acquiring animal friends. The more you acquire, the more you want, as this humorous picture book shows. One summer day, when Emily out to play, she found a lot more than just fun and … Continue reading

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