Category Archives: Non-Fiction & Educational

My Book Review of Running With Roselle

Running With Roselle by Michael Hingson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Moving and Inspiring What a delightful read. I ran the gamut of emotions – excited, thrilled, amused, fearful, sad… This is a well told true story with people and pups you adore. The structure of the book was brilliant. It educated the reader on guide dogs as well

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#DidYouKnow – Alzheimer’s Disease

Though there are 10 types of dementia, did you know Alzheimer’s disease might be the most common form? This neurodegenerative disease isn’t well understood; why people get it is uncertain and there’s no cure. What’s known is that a failure in normal protein functions causes it. This leads to a disruption of brain cell operation and toxic cascade, which causes

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My Book Review of Courage: Find Your Fire and Ignite Action in Your Life

Courage: Find Your Fire and Ignite Action in Your Life by Glenda Benevides My rating: 3 of 5 stars Empowering Though Sometimes Muddled I found this book to be positive and empowering. However, I struggled with it because often the message was muddled. For example, at one point, the author writes: “Freedom is not present if you say ‘no.’” Then,

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How To Be a Goldfish by Jane Baird Warren

How To Be a Goldfish A compelling read about acceptance and understanding by critically acclaimed children’s author, Jane Baird Warren The book is published by Scholastic Canada and is available in paperback format Some family secrets feel too big to share… When her teacher assigns a family tree project for Parents’ Day, Lizzie knows it won’t be long until Scotch

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Whiskers Abroad by Carrie Carter

Whiskers Abroad:Ashi and Audrey’s Adventures in Japan A stunning debut by Carrie Carter Published by Bayou City PressThe book is available worldwide in digital and print format Whiskers Abroad is a lively travelogue featuring a trip to Japan shared by two main characters, Audrey and her cat Ashi, who alternate recounting their versions of events. During a twelve-day trip, the pair

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Thickwood by Gayle M. Smith

The fascinating worlds of horses and women’s professional baseball intertwine brilliantly in Thickwood,the debut novel from Saskatchewan author Gayle M. Smith Thickwood, Saskatchewan author Gayle M. Smith’s debut novel, intertwines the fascinating worlds of horses and women’s professional baseball with a touch of romance and a lot of heart. It’s now available in print, ebook, and audiobook editions from Saskatchewan

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