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Wheat and Woman
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Gail Amendt made a comment in the group CanadianContentw/o August 17 to 23, 2018 topic
" I have been in a reading slump for the past two weeks, as I was away on a fabulous trip to the Northwest Territories. We absolutely loved the north, a ...more "
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Wheat and Woman by Georgina Binnie-Clark
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First Snow, Last Light by Wayne Johnston
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I really enjoyed the first two books in this series, so when I discovered that another book had been written about the most delightful of Wayne Johnston's characters, Sheilagh Fielding, I had to read it. I was underwhelmed. Fielding is a secondary ch ...more
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The Skystone by Jack Whyte
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I read this because several friends recommended it, but I didn't really expect to like it. I'm not a fan of books about the Roman Empire, and also not a fan of the Arthurian legend, and this series is about both. I was wrong, and now I find myself ho ...more
Gail Amendt made a comment in the group CanadianContentw/o July 27 to August 2, 2018 topic
" Hi everyone! I too am shocked that July is almost over. I found time for quite a bit of reading this week. I finished The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, and ...more "
Gail Amendt made a comment in the group CanadianContentJuly 2018: The Sisters Brothers topic
" I read this book several years ago and really enjoyed the quirky dark humor...not at all what you expect from a western. I did only give it three star ...more "
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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
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I read this book strictly because the title amused me, and it turned out the be one of the best reads I have had in while. Nikki is a young British Punjabi woman who is struggling with the expectations of her family and culture. Having dropped out of ...more
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