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Book review • The Fault In Our Stars – John Green

We’re once again digging into the list of the best of 2016 where I found a number of literary delights including a few romance novels. Anyone who knows me well knows that I normally detest books describing love stories (despite … Continue reading

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Book Review • Night Vision – Kendel Hippolyte

Kendel Hippolyte is a well-known contributor to the community of arts in Saint Lucia and poetry is the most popular of his talents. Like other Saint Lucians involved in the arts, he has explored other forms and is recognised as … Continue reading

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Book Review • Song & Symphony by John Robert Lee and Shallon Fadlien

The book Song & Symphony is a beautiful orchestral performance by John Robert Lee and Shallon Fadlien. The unusual aspect is that neither Lee nor Fadlien plays a musical instrument. Through painting and poetry they have created “that persistent chord … Continue reading

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Book Review • A Small Place – Jamaica Kincaid

This is the third time I’m reviewing a book by Jamaica Kincaid. Every time I do, I get swallowed into the strangeness of her short but not so sweet prose. Reading her work is like sinning: it leaves you with … Continue reading

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Book Review • The Paperbag Princess – Robert Munsch

New Year, new you and I really hope that reading more, or getting your kids to read, is one of those resolutions that make it through the year. It may be difficult if reading isn’t your favourite thing to do … Continue reading

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Amusings ~ Tightening Belts

Whenever an economic crisis rears its head, most politicians take the easy way out and decide to reduce costs by cutting back on a multitude of services and investments. But such austerity measures seldom work simply because they never really … Continue reading

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Book Review • Tell the Wolves I’m Home – Carol Rifka Brunt

Occasionally when people enter the bookYard I ask them about what journey they are on, about themselves and their book interests. Rarely do I find a person who contemplates a book cover but, when they do, I make sure to … Continue reading

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