Category: Book Club

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The tale of the masterpiece

The Muse By Jessie Burton HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Soft Cover, 334 Pages www.harpercollins.ca Odelle Bastien has spent five years in London trying to find a place for herself while developing her skills as a...

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A look at Ontario

Discover Ontario By Terry Boyle Dundurn Soft Cover, 227 Pages www.dundurn.com Author and journalist Terry Boyle uses archives from a radio show he did called Discover Ontario, which was on the air from 1987...

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Despair and forgiveness

The Crooked Heart of Mercy By Billie Livingston Random House of Canada Hard Cover, 261 Pages www.penguinrandomhouse.ca A young couple must find their way back to life after the loss of their precious two-year-old...

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Living in a shadow

The Aviator’s Wife By Melanie Benjamin Bantam Books, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Soft Cover, 429 Pages www.penguinrandomhouse.ca This novel is based on the story of Colonel Charles Lindbergh and his wife...

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A dying heiress and her fortune

The Unfortunates By Sophie McManus Picador, Pan Books Limited Soft Cover, 353 Pages Picadorusa.com Cecilia Somner is dying. The wealthy heiress of a family fortune made from rubber needs a succession plan, with little...

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A love of nature

The Naturalist By Alissa York Random House Canada Hard Cover, 290 Pages www.penguinrandomhouse.ca The freakish death of amateur naturalist Walter Ash does not halt the plans he has put into place for what was...

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Murder, mystery and cunning

A Man of Genius By Lynn Rosen Una Publications Soft Cover, 235 Pages This book has all the ingredients fiction readers can’t resist. There’s murder, mystery and cunning as we learn about the man...

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Growing up ethnic

Make Your Home Among Strangers By Jennine Capo Crucet St. Martin’s Press Hard Cover, 388 Pages www.stmartins.com This tale is about a young girl who is the first in her family to graduate high...

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The Donald: The future president of the U.S.?

Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success Never Enough By Michael D’Antonio St. Martin’s Press Hard cover, 389 Pages Thomasdunnebooks.com Stmartins.com Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and author Michael D’Antonio paints a vivid and well-researched...

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A tale of love and loss

The High Mountains of Portugal By Yann Martel Knopf Canada Hard Cover, 33 Pages Penguinrandomhouse.ca The latest offering by Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, is a welcoming edition of fiction that weaves...