Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent by Veronica Roth

In the first book in the Divergent Trilogy, Beatrice lives in a future Chicago where people are divided into 5 factions representing the main characteristic of each person: Abnegation (selflessness), Amity (love), Candor (honesty), Dauntless[…]

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The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

Canada Reads 2014 Winner

Congratulations to Joseph Boyden, the Canada Reads 2014 Winner for The Orenda! Canada Reads is an annual competition where 5 personalities defend their favorite book. The debates are broadcast on CBC, and panelists eliminate one[…]

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Who I'm not by Ted Staunton

Who I’m Not by Ted Staunton

In August 2008, The New Yorker published a true story by David Grann called “The Chameleon” about a twenty-year-old Frenchman, Frédéric Bourdin, who pretended to be a missing teen, Nicholas Barclay, in San Antonio, Texas.[…]

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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize and the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Awards, drew my attention because I usually enjoy historical fiction, and I have always been fascinated by the gold[…]

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Black Friday Books

My Black Friday Purchases…

Because I am book obsessed, my Black Friday purchases weren’t clothes or shoes or jewelry… but books, books and more books! Look at these beautiful works of art! Notice the colorful covers and spines! I[…]

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