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Review of “Griffin of Darkwood” by Becky Citra.

*This article is originally from the Fall/Winter edition of Prairie Book NOW magazine, with quotes from the author Becky Citra, copies of the magazine can be found for FREE in bookstores and Libraries across Western Canada, find the current edition online HERE.* Will Poppy is a boy with an extraordinary writing talent, that is until… Continue reading Review of “Griffin of Darkwood” by Becky Citra.

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Review of “Another Me” by Eva Wiseman

*This article is originally from the Fall/Winter edition of Prairie Book NOW magazine, with quotes from the author Eva Wiseman, copies of the magazine can be found for FREE in bookstores and Libraries across Western Canada, find the current edition online HERE.* When people fantasize about periods of history that they wished they lived in,… Continue reading Review of “Another Me” by Eva Wiseman

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Preparing for baby – why is everything SO gendered?!?

As I make my way through my second trimester, we’re working on slowly purchasing items in anticipation of baby’s arrival to spread out the costs. Some things are super easy – soap, books and baby safe laundry/cleaning supplies, others are hard – clothing, cloth diapers and outerwear. The reason? We don’t know what the gender… Continue reading Preparing for baby – why is everything SO gendered?!?