***MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE HANDMAID’S TALE AND THE TESTAMENTS*** As soon as I found out Margaret Atwood was writing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale I couldn’t wait to read it! I was skeptical of course, loving the ambiguous ending of The Handmaid’s Tale and believing that it ended completely in it’s own way, I was curious about …

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Catching the Light was such an odd book that I still don’t exactly know what to say about it. Cathy is an unpopular illiterate eleven-year-old living in Newfoundland, but though she can’t read or speak properly she sees the world clearly through her art. Drawing and painting are Cathy’s passions and she’s convinced that if she …

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“I see the ad early in the day, when I’m taking a coffee break between servicing the Skee-Ball lanes. A Frankie’s Funhouse eighty kilometres out of Chicago is converting a Nifty Trio Set to Digital One. They’ve got an old Franny Feathers, my daughter Starr’s favourite character, in Urban Cowgirl costume, as is…I email them …

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This past weekend I volunteered at the Grit Lit Festival, a local literary festival that celebrates Canadian authors. I’d gone for fun for a few years and absolutely loved listening to authors discuss and speak about their works and other issues, and obviously finding (and buying) new books to read. So after getting some emails …

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