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Book Review: Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T Lee

Reviewed by: Savannah Genre: Fiction Page count: 368 pages Rating: 5/5 stars In stock: Yes I read this book for three reasons and three reasons only, 1. The cover was beautiful 2. CELESTE NG RECOMENEDED IT 3. I had heard … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton, Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, Liz Amini-Holmes (Illustrator)

Reviewed by: Savannah Genre: Kids Young Page count: 112 pages Rating: 4/5 stars In stock: No but available for order I happened across a copy of this book in our Hospice Corner and I figured I’d read it as I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Boat People by Sharon Bala

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Soft cover Page count: 416 pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes My first 2018 Canada Reads…read. And for me, it hit the nail on the head in the interest of this year’s theme: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga

Reviewed by: Savannah Genre: Non-fiction Format: Soft cover Page count: 376 pages Rating: 5/5 stars In stock: Yes and currently 25% off I think I have decided that one of my goals for this New Year will be to read … Continue reading

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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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