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#BookReview Valentine’s Day with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

Valentine's Day with Snowman Paul is an excellent way to celebrate this love filled holiday in a sweet, friendship filled book! Snowman Paul is one of my favourite children's books series. It's sweet, lighthearted and fun! The illustrations are always colourful and engaging, and the book is just all around awesome. This time around we… Continue reading #BookReview Valentine’s Day with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview The Black Mzungu by Alexandria Kathleen Osborne

The Black Mzungu was a fantastic non-fiction read about the author, Alexandria Obsorne's, incredible change in scenery. I was shocked by how much I liked this book. I rarely find myself enjoying non-fiction or biographies, but this novel hit all the right notes with me. The author does a fantastic job retelling her life story… Continue reading #BookReview The Black Mzungu by Alexandria Kathleen Osborne

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#BookReview Someone You Love Is Gone by Gurjinder Basran

Someone You Love is Gone by Gurjinder Basran is a beautiful novel centered around grief. Picking this book up, after losing my own Father years ago, was kind of like therapy. I was able to see someone else facing the exact thing I had (keep in mind a different gendered parent) and having a similar… Continue reading #BookReview Someone You Love Is Gone by Gurjinder Basran

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#BookReview Hope Has Two Daughters by Monia Mazigh

Hope Has Two Daughters by Monia Mazigh is a beautifully written historical fiction. This novel is set in Tunisia and follows Nadia and her daughter Lila - these two women's stories are intertwined over generations (1980s and 2010s) that will leave you feeling breathless. Riots, studying Arabic, family tensions and drama all drive this story… Continue reading #BookReview Hope Has Two Daughters by Monia Mazigh

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To Wendy’s With Love: the 22-year Lunch by Diane Keyes- BOOK REVIEW

To Wendy's With Love: the 22-year lunch is a love letter to all who have a family - blood bond or not. Diane Keyes has done one miraculous job I had never expected to see in my life - she wrote a novel collecting Wendy's, family, love, and warm, happy feelings all in one. This… Continue reading To Wendy’s With Love: the 22-year Lunch by Diane Keyes- BOOK REVIEW

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Book Review: PAPER IN THE WIND by OLIVIA-MASON CHARLES

Photo via Goodreads. "I came to the realization that a diagnosis of autism is not the end of the dreams that parents envision for their child. Have the courage to dream another dream and by the grace of God, your child will find the strength to embrace the gift of life and rise above their… Continue reading Book Review: PAPER IN THE WIND by OLIVIA-MASON CHARLES

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Book Review: Ugly by Robert Hoge

Edition photos via Goodreads. Book Review: Title: Ugly Author: Robert Hoge Date Read: September 28th - October 4th, 2016 Date Reviewed: October 6th, 2016 Introduction: I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. When I read the synopsis of this novel I was incredibly intrigued. A memoir of the life of a child… Continue reading Book Review: Ugly by Robert Hoge