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#BookReview Albert Einstein by Inspired Inner Genius

I love a well written children's biography book. What can I say? I like to learn and this is the kind of book I wanted as a kid. I could only read so many Mr. Men and Bernstein Bears books before my brain exploded. So, welcome to my adulthood journey into nostalgia and my goal… Continue reading #BookReview Albert Einstein by Inspired Inner Genius

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#BookReview High School by Tegan and Sara Quin

High School by Sara Quin and Tegan Quin is a wonderful biography all about the famous musicians' high school years. This was a book that really had me hooked despite being a genre I don't jump into too often. I couldn't believe how enchanting and engaging it was! The pictures, the events, the relatable natureā€¦… Continue reading #BookReview High School by Tegan and Sara Quin

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#BookReview Unmuted: Stories of Courage and Resilience from the GenPRIDE Community by Steven Knipp et al.

If you're looking for a book that will stir your emotions but also remind you that you're not alone, this is it! Unmuted: Stories of Courage and Resilience from the GenPRIDE Community is a delightful book with many short stories within its pages. Background: GenPRIDE is a nonprofit I had not heard of before I… Continue reading #BookReview Unmuted: Stories of Courage and Resilience from the GenPRIDE Community by Steven Knipp et al.

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#BookReview The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto

The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto is a smashing read all about Joe's school hijinks in the 1970s. If you're looking for a blast from the past, this book is for you! Joe Montaperto's school life is full of misfits, hijinks, Sicilian heritage, hilarious name calling, amazing references and lots of hilarity. This book… Continue reading #BookReview The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto

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#BookReview Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell

Breakfast at Bronzefield is one of the best books I've read this year. No jokes. No lies. It's one of those books that opens you up to a world you might have heard of, but never really truly knew about before. I've watched Orange is the New Black, and have heard all of the stories… Continue reading #BookReview Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell

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#BookReview Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 by Jennifer Haupt et al

This collection is marvellous, let me tell ya. COVID is driving me (and everyone else, it seems) insane. Being stuck inside, being forced to work to pay bills, being scared and anxious and worried... We're all in the same boat, even when we're not. We're all in this together. And this book reminds readers of… Continue reading #BookReview Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 by Jennifer Haupt et al

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#BookReview You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive by Tom Papa

I discovered Tom Papa when he was on Joe Rogan's podcast, and I instantly loved his humour. When I saw that he had a book coming out, I was thrilled! Not only was I looking for more comedy books but I could support one awesome comedian! And luckily, I was not disappointed! This book is… Continue reading #BookReview You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive by Tom Papa

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#BookReview The Boy on the Beach by Tima Kurdi

The Boy on the Beach is a beautiful yet haunting tale of a heartbreaking story that swept the nation. Back in 2015 there was a very viral picture of a young, Syrian refugee boy washed up on the shore of the Mediterranean. It was heartbreaking, knowing that these people were seeking help and they didn't… Continue reading #BookReview The Boy on the Beach by Tima Kurdi

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#BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

I LOVE learning, so seeing this encyclopedia perked me right up! Sure, insects can be creepy and crawly, but I was down for learning some new stuff about everyone's "favourite" creatures! And I wasn't disappointed! Do keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive collection of bugs, but it is an excellent start for… Continue reading #BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

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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