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Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Where’d you Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple Little, Brown and Company, 326 pages ISBN 9780316204279 When Bernadette Fox graduated from architecture school, she established herself quite firmly as a genius of found materials. An abandoned bifocals factory, under Bernadette’s vision, became … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce Bond Street Books, 320 pages ISBN 9780385677691 Ever since Harold Fry retired, one day seems to blend into the next.  He wakes up in his southern English village, showers, shaves, gets dressed, … Continue reading

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Family Literacy Day and review of Trip of the Tongue by Elizabeth Little

January 27th is Family Literacy Day here in Ontario, and to celebrate, my son’s Grade 1 class organized a Literary Dress-Up Party.  Everyone brought in a favourite book, dressed up as a character from that book, and then told the … Continue reading

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Two travel memoir reviews: The Olive Harvest by Carol Drinkwater and Fly Away Home by Maggie Myklebust

It’s July.  My husband and children are off for the summer, and I’m joining them on holiday for these next two weeks.  We tried to fly to Western Canada once and the trip just about killed us, so we’re spending … Continue reading

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