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Fantasy and Escapism while parenting in a pandemic

By Shanna Bernier Parenting during a pandemic is wild. There have been countless articles, blogs and rants shared online and in print about how untenable it is for most parents to manage their full-time jobs, children, a home as well … Continue reading

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Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club By Megan Gail Coles

Reviewed by Janine Taylor-Cutting It has been months since I read this electrifying book, which is a Canada Reads selection this year. So today I sat down in front of my laptop and asked myself what I remembered about Small … Continue reading

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We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir, by Samra Habib

Reviewed by Linda Buchanan This is the fourth of the Good Reads reviews of this year’s Canada Reads event held in Lennoxville on March 11 2020   Samra Habib is a journalist, writer, photographer and activist. She sprang into the … Continue reading

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Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Today’s review is the third from the participants in the Canada Reads event recently held at the Lennoxville Library. Reviewed by Sébastien Lebel-Grenier Son of a Trickster is a ‘coming of age’ novel about a sixteen-year-old boy with a big … Continue reading

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From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

Today’s review is the second of five from the participants in the Canada Reads event recently held at the Lennoxville Library. Reviewed by Charity Kerrigan   From the Ashes is a book written as part of Jesse Thistle’s AA 12 … Continue reading

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Cory Doctorow:  Radicalized

Prof. Jean L. Manore, Bishop’s University Today’s review is the first of five taken from the recent Canada Reads presentations at the Lennoxville Library. Radicalized consists of four novellas each tackling an issue of increasing concern:  refugees, race relations, paying … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

Reviewed by Melanie and Gerry Cutting If Stephen King is the “king” of horror fiction, Gerry Cutting is the king of the Stephen King novel, having read nearly all of them. He kindly agreed to speak with me about his … Continue reading

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