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About meThe basics: Happily married for 33 years, two wonderful young adult sons. Reading :I've always loved to read - and I'll read the back of a cereal box if it comes to that! I've read a lot mysteries over the years -but a couple of years ago, one of my son's took a CanLit Course at UBC - and since the books were around the house , I read all of them -and thus my love of CanLit began. Over the past couple of years, my taste in reading has really changed towards Canlit and more literary books. Favourites for me lately have been the Kitchen House, The Book of Negroes, The Jade Peony, Cutting for Stone -but I confess - I still like a good mystery every now and then.

I love a good browse in a bookstore, chocolate and a nice cup of tea!

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This Is Your Life,Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison 4 stars L
Faith by Jennifer Haigh 4 stars L
Mãn by Kim Thuy 3 stars L
Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy 4 stars O/S
The Remains Of The Day Kazuo Ishiguro 4.5 stars 2nd Hand
Annie Dunne by Sebastian Barry 4.2 stars N
The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina 4.1 stars O/S

Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai 3.7 stars L
Book Of Sands: A novel of the Arab uprising by Karim Alrawi L 4.5 stars (CAN-Eygpt}
A Crime In The Neighbourhood by Suzanne Berne 4 stars 2nd Hand
Messenger of Truth by Jaqueline Winspear 4 stars O/S

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie 4 stars N
The Widow by Fiona Barton 4 stars N
The House at the Edge of the World]] by Julia Rochester 4.1 stars N
A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence O/S 4.1 stars
The Dog Who Wouldn't Be by Farley Mowat 3.5 stars L
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 4.5 stars L

An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear 4.5 stars O/S
The Book of Memory: A Novel by Petina Gappah 5 stars N
The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie 3.5 stars L
A Girl at War by Sara Novic 4 stars L
Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear 4 stars N
Ruby by Cynthia Bond L 2.5 stars

The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear N 4 stars
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway 4 stars L
Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen 3.7 stars L
I Am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby 4.2 stars O/S
The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka 3.7 stars O/S
The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson 4.25 stars N
Blood on Snow: A novel by Jo Nesbo 3 stars L

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick 4 stars N
Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave 5 stars N
Nora Webster by Colm Toibin 4 stars L
Still Midnight by Denise Mina 3.7 stars O/S
A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear 3.8 stars N
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler 3.5 stars L

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin 3.7 stars L
Hell Fire by Karin Fossum 4 stars K
Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim 3.8 stars K
The Reluctant Midwife by Patricia Harman 4 stars O/S
Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera 4 stars L
Soft in the Head by Marie-Sabine Roger 3.4 stars N
When the Moon Is Low: A Novel by Nadia Hashimi 4.5 stars N
Third Girl by Agatha Christie 3. 5 stars N

What Lies Between Us by Nayomi Munaweera 4 stars L
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon 4 stars O/S
Instructions For A Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell 3.8 stars L
Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear 4.3 stars N
Work Like Any Other: A Novel by Virginia Reeves 4 stars L
Kay's Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y. K. Choi 3.9 stars L

An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor 4 stars L
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien 4 stars N
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd by Alan Bradley 4.25
stars N
Born on a Tuesday: A Novel by Elnathan John 3.8 stars N

Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear 4 stars N
The Wonder: A Novel by Emma Donoghue 4.25 stars L
The Parcel by Anosh Irani 4.25 stars N
Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel by Fredrik Backman 3 stars N
Wenjack by Joseph Boyden 4.5 stars L
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson 4 stars L

The Break by Katherna Vermette 5 stars N
I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis 4 stars L
Miss Jane: A Novel by Brad Watson 4.5 stars L
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh 4.2 stars N
Death of a Nightingale by Lene Kaaberbol 3.7 stars L

Kit's Law by Donna Morrisey 4.5 stars L

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Booker Prize, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge, Canadian Literature, CBC's Canada Reads Fansshow all groups

Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Helen Dunmore, Karin Fossum, Kent Haruf, Darcie Friesen Hossack, P. D. James, Yejide Kilanko, Andrea Levy, Penelope Lively, Helen Simonson, Drew Hayden Taylor (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresIndigo (Chapters) - Broadway and Granville

Favorite librariesRichmond Public Library - Brighouse (Main) Branch

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Member sinceAug 9, 2010

Currently readingIdea Of Perfection by Kate Grenville
Kit's Law by Donna Morrissey
Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin

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