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Middle Grade Gift Suggestions 2016

Last week I got to talk to one of my favourite people, Ann Foster, about middle grade fiction. When not working at the Saskatoon Public Library recco-ing kids and teen books, she is writing about fashion in TV over at You Know You Love Fashion (currently chronicling the enviable wardrobe of Phryne Fisher) and spearheading a… Continue reading Middle Grade Gift Suggestions 2016

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Knocked Out (Again) by Nielsen: Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen Review

If you follow this blog you know that I love Susin Nielsen like Garfield loves Lasagna. You can read evidence of the love here and here. After reading Nielsen's latest offering, I am happy to say my love is as deep as ever. Henry and his father have moved into a sketchy apartment in Vancouver,… Continue reading Knocked Out (Again) by Nielsen: Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen Review