Category Archives: Books & Literature

Books I must read

This is just a quick little post. In many ways, it’s a reminder that I need to take the time to relax and READ MORE. Life’s too short to always be working, or to live to work (as I often … Continue reading

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Discovering Michelle Moran

I’ve recently started reading books by author Michelle Moran, and I love her work so much I had to blog about it. Moran is a historical fiction writer from the USA and a dedicated world traveller. I just checked out … Continue reading

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‘Miracle in the Andes’ by Nando Parrado

On the advice of a client I was interviewing at work, I picked up and read Miracle in the Andes a few weeks ago. It tells the true story of the October 1972 tragedy where a plane carrying a Uruguayan … Continue reading

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‘Sarah’s Key’ by Tatiana de Rosnay

I love hunting through the bargain books section at McNally Robinson, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Part of me is always in search of unique presents for family and friends, but a larger part of me is looking … Continue reading

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My top 10 favourite books

Recently, I was nominated by a friend on Facebook to list my top 10 favourite books. This got my brain going, but I quickly realized that it’s incredibly difficult to narrow down my favourites to less than a dozen. On … Continue reading

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The Dr. Kay Scarpetta Series

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a medical examiner? Read any novel in Patricia Cornwell’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta Series, and you’ll quickly find out. There are currently four main characters in the series, and each one has their own, distinct … Continue reading

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I forgot about Philippa Gregory…

In my haste to start a new job, help my husband get ready for school and assist in the planning of my best friend’s wedding, I neglected to resume reading the work of one of the greatest historical fiction writers … Continue reading

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