Category Archives: Lists

Most Memorable Books

In 2014, I read more books than I ever have in the period of one year. Probably by at least double. Before I get into why that is, which will be another day, I want to take some time to acknowledge the books that have most affected me in the last year. Theses are not […]
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Fathers Day Book Recommendations

When I was a kid, I don’t remember my dad reading with me much. What I do remember, is that as a teenager he read books for his own personal journey like The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Six Thinking Hats. The fact that he seemed to be attempting to improve himself was really […]
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My Top Ten of the Year (So Far)

In the last week, it seems like many “Best of 2014” lists have descended, from places like TIME Magazine and Chapters Indigo. While I have heard most of the books talked about or reviewed in one place or another, I do not exactly agree with the choices. However, I haven’t read all of the picks, […]
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Five Fabulous Fictional Moms!

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! There are tons of awesome moms within the pages of books; some real, some imagined. Not perfect, but caring and loving. A fabulous mom is someone who overcomes great hurdles to do right by their kids. That does not mean you can’t be a great mom if you don’t experience great […]
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12 Most Influential Books

The Little House Collection by Laura Ingalls Wilder The first book in this series, Little House in the Big Woods, was the first chapter book I ever read. I was in grade one, and I remember asking my parents how to pronounce the word m-a-c-h-i-n-e. Ma-chyne? Matching? I had seriously never seen it before on […]
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Ten Reasons (You’ve Probably Never Thought About) Why Reading is Awesome!

  You can choose the type of judgement people impose on you as you hold up the cover of your book for all to see on the subway. In conversation, you let out a zinger like, “my sons are both born in January so that my plan to have them become professional hockey players can […]
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