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All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

There is Bo. Bo and Peter and Ernie.  Bo and Teacher. Rose and Bo. Bo and Orange. Gerry and Bo.  Lorelei and Bo.  Max and Gerry. Bo and Bear. Max and Rose. Max and Thao. Rose and Bo. Max and Orange. Gerry and Lorelie.  Soldier Man.  Bo and Bear and Soldier Man.  Emily. Bo. Orange.

All […]

Between by Angie Abdou

The epigraph for part one of this novel is a Filipino proverb: When the blanket is short, learn how to bend.

And for part two: She who does not speak has something  boiling up inside.

Part three is a quotation from the Sprucedale Nanny Agency: A nanny should respect family rules, keep matters in the […]

They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars

The subtitle of this memoir published by Talon Books is “Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School”. The forward is by Hemas Kla-Lee-Lee-Kla (Chief Bill Wilson) and the very informative afterward is written by Wendy Wickwire.

Here’s the first paragraph of the Foreword by Bill Wilson:

“In this book, Chief Bev Sellars shines light […]

The Light Between Oceans by M.L.Stedman

The story opens in 1926 but Tom Sherbourne actually met Isabel near the end of 1920 on the “long, thin jetty at Point Partageuse” where she was “feeding bread to a flock of seagulls. She was lauging as she threw each crust in a different direction and watched the birds squabble and screech, eager for […]