Laura Fabiani

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Montreal, Canada



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My name is Laura Fabiani and I live in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. I'm an author, book reviewer and blogger since 2009. My reading tastes vary greatly and I read both fiction and non-fiction. I review adult, YA and children's books, since I love reading to my children. I review books for pleasure and learning. I prefer books free of profanity, explicit sex, violence or paranormal themes. I post my reviews on my blog Library of Clean Reads, Goodreads, and Amazon.

I am also the owner of iRead Book Tours and Italy Book Tours. I coordinate virtual book tours for authors. Find us at

I have a degree in Special Care Counseling and have worked as a psychiatric child counselor and as a special education technician at various ins

The Librarian of Saint-Malo by Mario Escobar (Review and Giveaway!)

A novel set in WWII France with the theme of a librarian passionate about saving books.
Book Details:
Title: The Librarian of Saint-Malo by Mario Escobar
Category: Adult Fiction, 384 pages
Genre: Historical fiction / Literary
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: June 1, 2021
Content rating: PG-13+ M (Situations of WWII)
Book Description:
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Average rating: 4.0 · 28 ratings · 16 reviews · 1 distinct work
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Stolen Lives (Poetry)
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Description: This poem was written in 1998 and was selected as one of the Poetry Guild Contest's semifinalists for its originality and creativity. It is a poem about the precious life of an unborn child.

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Christine Thank you for adding me and for your reply.
all the very best to you,

THE TORONTO QUARTERLY Nice to meet you as well, Laura!!!

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Tim Baker Hi Laura,
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Billy Young I'm glad to meet you.:D

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Lisa Alexander-Griffin Laura, thanks for accepting my friendship. :)

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