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The Flying Troutman’s by Miriam Toews (30)

This is a story that will keep you reading until you have the read the last word.  I just loved this book.  It is intriguing and wonderfully written. Hattie has just been dumped by her Paris boyfriend. Her sister, Min, … Continue reading

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Shattered by Dani Pettrey (29)

This is a story that is well written and engrossing. It is a story that will also haunt you for a while as well.  This is Book 2 in the Alaskan Courage. This is a story about how important siblings … Continue reading

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L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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Planning for Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell (11)

Climate change and an evolving non-renewable energy sector threaten the future viability and sustainability of communities across the country. While rural communities have a special place in the national fabric, they often lack the resources to tackle these important and … Continue reading

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The Room by Emma Donoghue (5)

This is a gem of a book by a Canadian author who won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2010. Donoghue’s book is very much about perspective. For five-year old Jack, his room is a wonderful place of refuge, … Continue reading

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Cadillac Couches by Sophie B. Watson (3)

This is a wonderful angsty, already of age story by a Canadian author.  I love stories about road trips.  And this is a great trip of music worshipping and very real people who party and suffer as people of the … Continue reading

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I am Thinking of Ending Things (2)

The title of this book provoked me to pick it up from the local public library and read it. I find titles like this intriguing to say the least. Iaian Reid is a wonderful storyteller indeed! This is a story … Continue reading

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