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Book Review: Little Princes

Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan, ISBN-10: 0061930059 When a 29-year-old Conor Grennan decides to blow his life savings... 



Picture Books Can Help Kids Embrace Change

Change can be tough for kids. Most of them thrive on familiarity. But in life, change, whether situational or change of perspective, is inevitable. Luckily there are many books out... 



Book Review: Omnivore’s Dilemma

You Are What You Eat. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan   For humans, the decision of what to eat is one we make several times a day. It... 



Armchair Travels in Ireland: A Review of A Few Wee Books

Somehow lately I have found myself reading a string of books about Ireland. It wasn’t an intentional direction, however it is one I am glad I fell upon. By reading a few books about... 



Book Review: Scattered Minds by Gabor Maté

  Gabor Maté’s book Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the rare books about ADD that along with providing advice to parents... 



Book Review: February

Book Review: February by Lisa Moore, ISBN-10: 088784202X ISBN-13: 978-0887842023  During a Valentine’s night storm in 1982, the oil rig Ocean Ranger sank off the coast of Newfoundland.... 



A Nostalgic Trip To Moominvalley

Recently back from a trip to Finland, I decided to revisit a book by one of the country’s most loved authors, Tove Jansson. She has written a series about the Moomin Family, a family... 



Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

ISBN 9781439102817 Published in January 2009, Still Alice is the debut novel by Lisa Genova.  Dr. Genova has a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard and is an online columnist for the... 



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