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Book Review: Magic of Unlucky Girls by A. A. Balaskovits

  Book review by: Josie Magic for Unlucky Girls By: A.A Balaskovits ☆☆☆ / ☆☆☆☆☆ Rated: W for Whoa     “The fourteen fantastical stories in Magic For Unlucky Girls take the familiar tropes of fairy tales and twist them … Continue reading

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Book Review: Next Year For Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Soft cover Page count: 272 pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes **Longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize **A Globe and Mail Best Book of 2017 **A Quill & Quire Reviewers’ Book of the Year I don’t always … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Were Eight Years In Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Reviewed by: Savannah Genre: Non-fiction Format: Hardcover Page count: 400 pages Rating: 5/5 stars In stock: Yes This book was a really strange read emotionally, as I simultaneously didn’t want to put it down and also got so bummed out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

Reviewed by: Bethany Genre: Fiction Format: Hardcover (25% off tho) Page count: 272 pages Rating: 4/5 stars In stock: Yes…for now.  I think this is my first time reading a Giller Prize winning book, so get ready for a new, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Page count: 304 Pages Rating: 3/5 stars In stock: Available for order This is very likely a great read for lovers of period pieces and tales from far-away places. Full disclosure: I’m not … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Page count: 416 Pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes (in bargain and everything!) My husband came out of his home office as I was reading this book over breakfast at the kitchen … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Reviewed by: Savannah Genre: Fiction Format: Hardcover Page count: 368 Pages Rating: 5/5 stars In stock: Yes I had been so excited to finally read this book FOR MONTHS! As soon as I learned that Celeste Ng was releasing a … Continue reading

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