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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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Tooth and Nail by Ian Rankin 4 stars N
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 4 stars L
He Wants by Alison Moore 4.5 stars N
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones 3.8 L
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 4.5 stars L

Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chang 4.5 stars L
Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn 4 stars L
A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear 4.25 stars O/S

Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear 4.5 stars O/S
The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories by P. D. James 4 stars L
The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence 4.5 stars O/S
The Woman Next Door: A Novel by Yewande Omotoso 3.8 L
In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear 4.1 N

My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal 4.3 N
The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain 3.9 L
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance 4 L
The Dark Circle by Linda Grant 3.6 N
Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson 3.9 N

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo 5 N
Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal 3.4 N
Blackout by Ragnar Jónasson 4 stars N

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, 75 Books Challenge for 2017, Booker Prize, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge, Canadian Literatureshow 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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Currently readingMr. Churchill's Secretary: A Maggie Hope Mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal
Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
Blackout by Ragnar Jónasson
Rupture (Dark Iceland) by Ragnar Jónasson
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell: A Novel by Nadia Hashimi

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