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Cynthia Reyes

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Cynthia Reyes, bestselling author of the "Myrtle the Purple Turtle" illustrated books for children, and "Twigs in My Hair", "An Honest House" and "A Good Home", has written non-fiction stories for anthologies, the Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Toronto Star and Toronto Life. Cynthia is a former journalist, trainer and executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, More than a hundred episodes of her programs have appeared on network television.

She has won national and international awards and acclaim for her work as a television producer, journalism trainer and change leader. They include the Diamond Book Award for book of the year, the Children's Broadcast Institute Award for her children's TV programs, the CBC President
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Guts and Strategy: 6 Things I Learned

Life and careers are indeed a journey. Along the way, we learn survival skills. Here are a few things I learned: Don’t wait for others to step up and end your suffering.  Ever been in a freezing meeting room where others are visibly shivering, but no-one asks for the temperature to be turned up? Unable… Continue reading Guts and Strategy: 6 Things I Learned Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.75 · 103 ratings · 53 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Good Home: A Memoir

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My Vibrating Vertebrae by Agnes Mae Graham
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Love it. I enjoyed it so much, I loaned it to my close friends then made sure I got it back! I told others to go buy it themselves. I love the humour in this book, the unpretentiousness humanity of it, and the author's way of getting to the heart of ...more
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Milltown by Shane Joseph
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The Dark Room by Minette Walters
"I couldn't stop reading this book because with each clue it became juicier and juicier, however, when I finally was nearing the end I thought I had it all figured out yet ending had gone a different way. I was a little disappointed when everything ca" Read more of this review »
The Dark Room by Minette Walters
"Minette Walters books are fun to read, a bit repetitious, interesting and (with the three I’ve read) leave you wondering just what the heck REALLY happened. Maybe I’m dense but after everything is explained, I’m left with the feeling that the real mu" Read more of this review »
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The Dark Room by Minette Walters
"This is a psychological thriller, where you are invited to be a] the protagonist b] the police inspector and c] the protagonist's psychiatrist. All are trying to piece together the answer to a key question: Did the protagonist (an amnesiac) kill two," Read more of this review »
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South of Broad by Pat Conroy
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I'm glad this was the first Pat Conroy book I read because it meant I had no set expectations of either the story or the author.
I loved this book for its rich descriptions, characters, dialogue and plot twists. I loved the way Conroy used the charac
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Beatrix the Bold and the Curse of the Wobblers by Simon  Mockler
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Myrtle Makes a New Friend by Lauren Reyes-Grange
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