Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Queen’s Fool by Philippa Gregory

Seem to be consuming works of historical fiction and am not sure whether it’s because they have touches of cheesy romances or because I’m interested in the “real” lives of English royalty. Gregory has a distinguished educational pedigree as far … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Am rereading this novel which I did with my Grade 8’s as a class novel in Semester 2 of the 2009/10 school year.  It intrigued me, thank you Mrs. Megan Haut for the “recommend to read”, as well as some … Continue reading

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Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson

Very powerful non-fiction loaner from my dad (he got it as a Christmas gift I think).  After Greg fails at his attempt to summit K2 he stumbles into a life of attempting to bring schools to rural Pakistan and then … Continue reading

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Cooperman Variations – Howard Engel

Picked the novel up for $1 in Chemainus.  Canadian gumshoe solves murder mystery.  The narrative voice tries hard to be the slightly bitter going nowhere private detective but I feel like I’m grasping at a phantasm rather than a “real” … Continue reading

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