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Book Haul: Winter Releases 2015

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Snow has finally arrived in my part of the neighbourhood! While it would have been wonderful to have snow on Christmas day, it’s better late than never. Living in Canada, I, as well as other Canadians, love their seasons and I was starting to miss the snow. Winter isn’t really winter without a little white on the ground. Now is the best time to curl up on the couch, sitting by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows alongside a good book. Continue reading

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Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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A Monster Calls is a beautiful, original illustrated story. After midnight, a monster visits Conor, a boy who is coping with his terminally ill mother. The monster is wild and ancient, neither good nor bad. It demands Conor tell him the hard truth after he shares three stories with him.    Continue reading