My thoughts on grief and loss

Hi everyone, this week’s post will be a personal story from chapters in my life where I have had to deal with grief, loss, and learn to live again. I hope you read this with an open mind as I don’t think of myself as someone who’s had to struggle much but has enough life experience to have learned this lesson quite young.

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Inspiration for introverts

Hi everyone, as the title suggests this is truly an inspirational read for introverts. If you have a tween or teen that is quiet and you think is an introvert, this is the read for you. Acclaimed author Susan Cain has produced a masterpiece in this version for younger readers and I hope it can find the same inspiration for you…

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Growing up a Buddhist abroad

Hi everyone, I thought I’d take this month to fill you all in about my faith: Buddhism. It sort of ties in with kindness and compassion; so I’m going to try my best to describe how I grew up as one in the 1980’s and 90’s in another country, and how I continue to practise it everyday…

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Tuckernuck Books by Emily Fairlie

Hello all, here is October’s last post. This week we meet up with a pair of friends who have to explore their school in search of a fabled treasure by following a set of cryptic clues. If you enjoy treasure-hunting books like these, well, you are in for a treat with the two books reviewed in this post!!

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Best Night Ever by Seven Different Authors

Hi everyone, this week’s review is a unique story about what happens to a group of kids over the span of one night. And here’s the interesting part: each voice is written by a different author!! If this snippet is enough for you, then read on…

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Awkward series by Svetlana Chmakova

Hello everyone, this week’s review is about another series of books I found. They have something special about them: they are all graphic novels. Set in a typical American middle school, we’re treated to a unique look into the daily lives of a group of tweens. If this has captured your attention because your ‘tween’ will read only graphics, then have a read of this delightful series!

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Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly

Hello everyone, this week’s post is about a book I found quite interesting and made me think of one’s identity. The story is about one young Filipino girl and her relationship with her mother. Although it’s set in small town America, the flavors of the Philippines is quite strong. So, if you want to read a story with a difference, try this one. Continue reading “Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly”