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American Mom by Meredith Hale

American Mom by Meredith Hale
A visual journey through American motherhood over the Years

American Mom

American Mom is a fantastic read! It’s full of history and the roles that women have played throughout the years portrayed in magazines, ads, cartoons, television, music, film, and more.

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DADDIES DO by Lezlie Evans

DADDIES DO by Lezlie Evans
A Sterling Children’s Book
Illustrated by Elisa Ferro

DADDIES DO doing what daddys do

Reading and the love of books starts at an early age. It not only helps propel literacy but strengthens bonds capturing the love and playfulness of spending time with daddy! My son and my grandson Rowan are featured doing just that! DADDIES DO certainly caught Rowan’s attention, as I’m certain it will capture the minds and hearts of your children too.

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Crazy Easy Vegan Desserts Recipe Book

Crazy Easy Vegan Desserts Recipe Book
By Heather Saffer
75 Fast, Simple, Gluten Free & Vegan Treats

Crazy Easy Vegan Desserts

Who knew that Vegan and Gluten free could taste so good! My preconceived notions of boring, dry and tasteless treats were quickly quelled. It’s no secret that I am far from being vegan. That said, the recipes in this book include some things I have made, only with a slight change in ingredient or two. If you love desserts, like I do, you’ll definitely want to take a look at these amazing recipes.

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Passages by Anne Hamre The Journey of a Lifetime

Passages by Anne Hamre
The Journey of a Lifetime

This Epic family saga takes readers across continents into the joys and sorrows of young migrants in the early 20th century.

Passages by Anne Hamre

This year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, which makes it the perfect time to learn about the little-known, yet rich, history of the country. If we had lived all those years ago, what would the world have looked like? What would our trials have been? Would we experience the highs and lows of life in the same way as we do today? What would our relationships and careers look like?

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Slime Sorcery It’s A Slime Recipe Book

Slime Sorcery by Ulysses Press
Colour Changing, Magnetic, Glitter, and More
It’s Slime Time

Slime Sorcery

My boys love anything ooey and gooey, and making home made slime is one of their favourite rainy day/snowy day/sick day projects. In the past I’ve always struggled to find easy and fun slime recipes, but thanks to Ulysses Press I’m now covered indefinitely!

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If You Give a Man a Cookie

Have Your Cookie and Eat it Too

If You Give a Man a Cookie

If You Give a Man a Cookie  (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $16.99 US/$22.99 CAN, October 2017) … he’s going to want milk to go with it… God forbid he should get it himself.

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A is for Asteroids, Z is for Zombies

A is for Asteroids, Z is for Zombies

An Adult Parody Picture Book

Once Upon a Time … We All Died

From author Paul Lewis and illustrator Kenneth Lamug comes the hildarious A is for Asteroids, Z is for Zombies: A Bedtime Book About the Coming Apocalypse (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $14.99 US/$19.99 CAN, October 2017), the perfect gift for fans of children’s book parodies such as Go the F**k to Sleep.

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Anne of Green Gables – A Graphic Novel

Anne of Green Gables:
A Graphic Novel
Anne Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before


As a Canadian, Anne of Green Gables is part of my childhood. The books, and especially the 1985 mini series starring Megan Follows, are a huge part of who I am today. I spent countless hours watching poorly recorded versions of Anne, that I had recorded on my VCR, until the VHS tape had enough and would break. Oh how I loved Anne, how I wanted to BE Anne. Everything about her was wonderful and magical and exciting. She was like a sister, and best friend, wrapped into one. Although I’m in my 40s now, I still enjoy watching those mini-series from the 80s, and I can read the books over and over and over (and I have).

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Sterling Children’s Books – Christmas 2017

Sterling Children’s Books

We Wish For a Monster Christmas
The Bear Who Didn’t Want to Miss Christmas

My boys always get something to read under the tree at Christmas time. It is very important to me to share my love of books with the boys, and new reads for Christmas morning are a must. This Christmas, We Wish For a Monster Christmas and The Bear Who Didn’t Want to Miss Christmas will find their way underneath our tree.

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Recipe: Apple Fritter Cake Squares – Red Copper Skillet Cooking

Apple Fritter Cake Squares

Red Copper Skillet Cooking

red copper skillet

I love books. Real books, made of paper, that I can touch and keep on a self, and that includes recipe books. I am always looking for quick and easy recipes, and the Red Copper Skillet Cooking Cookbook is full of easy recipes my family will love. Thomas loves to help me out in the kitchen, so I let him pick any recipe in the cookbook for the two of us to prepare together, and he picked Apple Fritter Cake Squares.

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