Aug 192014
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ShareIf you know me at all you know I love contests, especially when I win them, and I’m sure you do to. In my searches I found this gem and, being a major supporter of anything literacy, I wanted to invite you to participate, too.  And then, if you win, please think of me and [...]

Jul 252014
When It Comes to Authors, I'm Still Shocked

ShareSheree Fitch is a well known author, at least I thought.  She is hilarious, has some best selling books, is local to Nova Scotia and  this weekend neighbours were still asking – who is Sheree Fitch? There is Hope While attending a book signing of hers last year through the Writer in Residence Program of [...]

Jul 212014
Love You Like Suicide by Jo Treggiari

ShareStriking, brutally honest and a heart breaking tale of life in the fast lane. Speed, alcohol and careless mistakes fill a life with adventure and risk but they are not all without consequence. Love You Like Suicide (Fierce Shorts), written by Jo Treggiari, is a short story in the Becoming Fierce collection and describes the [...]

Jul 182014
The Long Last Year by Gerard Collins

ShareBecoming Fierce is all about how awful life can be when you’re a teen. A collection of creative non-fiction short stories meant to reach out to those suffering with the drama they feel will never end. Authors from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have united to empower teens and readers of all ages to [...]

Jul 122014
Breathing On Her Own by Rebecca Waters

ShareNot my usual genre of choice, I was excited to read this Christian story of heartbreak and healing through a giveaway at R.A. Giggie’s blog. Rebecca Waters is a new to me author but one I would love to read again. In Breathing On Her Own, Waters describes a horrific situation for any mother, parent [...]

Jul 112014
Vision & Visualization: How to Visualize and Imagine to Change our Life and Creates the Results that we Want

ShareStephen Ecker has a way with words and makes it known through all of his motivational books. Vision & Visualization: How to Visualize and Imagine to Change our Life and Creates the Results that we Want impressed me once again with it’s easy to read and simple to understand concept of positive thinking and understanding. [...]

Jul 072014
Dream House: A Short Story by Cheryl Kaye Tardif

ShareThis is an outstanding short story that still creeps me out. A mother eager to start her life again in her dream home with her twin 6 year old boys and loving husband. She is impressed when they move into the house offering her more than she could imagine which fulfilled such simple requests as [...]

Jul 062014
Prince of Fire by Zara Steen

ShareI’ll give any Canadian author a chance, especially one from the Maritimes so when I discovered this paranormal I hesitated only slightly. As paranormal is typically not my genre of choice it was a challenge for me to choose this over many other books but I’m sure glad I did. Prince of Fire (The Arzulian [...]

Jul 022014
Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume One

ShareBringing Alaska’s History Alive! Laurel Downing Bill did an amazing job at keeping my attention with her stories regarding the history of Alaska. Before reading her book I knew very little of this northern state of America beyond the basics and now I feel as if I lived there once. From discovering new communities and [...]

Jun 302014
A Canada Day Salute to Some of Canada’s Finest Chocolate Makers

ShareOn this Canada Day, enjoy this guest post by Doreen Pendgracs about Chocolate, Books and Canada – three of my favourite things! Thanks for taking over, Doreen! Readers, as a thank you please head on over to Doreen’s Amazon page and give it a lick… er.. like! I’ve spent the past five years researching chocolate [...]

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