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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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Review of “Kings of the Court” by Alison Hughes.

*This review was originally written for the Spring 2017 edition of Prairie Books NOW magazine, look for copies at Libraries and Bookstores across Western Canada* Includes quotes from the author, Alison Hughes. Edmonton author Alison Hughes presents a novel of basketball, Shakespeare and drama on the stage and off in her latest novel Kings of… Continue reading Review of “Kings of the Court” by Alison Hughes.

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Review of “Me and Me” by Alice Kuipers

*This was originally written to appear in the Spring 2017 Edition of Prairie Books NOW Magazine, look for it in Libraries and Bookstores all over Western Canada* Includes quotes from the author, Alice Kuipers How can one decision vastly change the course of your life? Saskatoon author Alice Kuipers explores just that in her new… Continue reading Review of “Me and Me” by Alice Kuipers

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Life, Death, Forgiveness and Saying Goodbye: Review – Tuesdays with Morrie.

After years of my mother pestering me to read Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie, I finally got around to it this past week. Before I begin my actual review, I just want to put it out there that I have personally struggled with the death of a loved one, and if I had read this… Continue reading Life, Death, Forgiveness and Saying Goodbye: Review – Tuesdays with Morrie.

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AMANDA READS: Lucky Lou Grooves in a Heartbeat by Sarah Yates

In my series of reviewing Manitoba authors, first up is “Lucky Lou Grooves in a Heartbeat” by Sarah Yates of Winnipeg. *DISCLAIMER*First, I will admit, this is book two in the Lucky Lou series, and I have not read book one – I was sent this in a box of books and have not yet… Continue reading AMANDA READS: Lucky Lou Grooves in a Heartbeat by Sarah Yates