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  • Lis

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    Who would buy a seven acre peach farm in Niagara at the age of sixty-two? To the surprise of his friends, in 1958 Richard Lis did just that, and then spent the next seventeen years of his life farming and living alone in a drafty shack by the lake. ...


  • Stories of My Mother and the General's Cookbook

    Stories from the life of former Louisiana Attorney General and Mrs. William J. Guste, Jr. and family, and "the General's" cookbook by

    While assisting in the care of an aging and yet very active parent, the author recounts many of the stories that were often told to her by her mother of some of the most memorable and vivid scenes in her long life of more than ninety years. As the ...


  • Life Actually

    My Memoirs by

    Who knew the eyes of a young girl from the East coast of Africa would see the far corners of the world? Indian-African Nargis Gercke was born in the Kenyan town of Mombasa before her family moved to Dar-es-Salaam (“the haven of peace) in ...


  • Just Thinking

    A little book, for when you have a little time, with some little writings, which may produce some little thoughts. by

    This book is a compilation of short poems which are hopefully found interesting and thought provoking. It is ideal for picking up when you have a few moments to spare, or can be read in one sitting if so desired. Colin Chappell includes tributes to ...


  • In the Shade

    Friendship, Loss, and the Bruce Trail by

    An 885-kilometre trail, 53 hiking days over 4 years. Think mild, not wild. Reflections on the walking, the talking and, ultimately, the losing of friends. Pam and Marg stepped away from their "to do" lists and onto the Bruce Trail. Read their tips ...


  • Smile Sandwich

    The Third Journey... How Thoughts, Words and Actions Create Wellness by

    Smile Sandwich is a charming tale about a group of friends who learn productive ways to support one another. This book tackles some of the most common social-emotional issues young children face through the characters of Rebecca, Bobby, and Lucky ...


  • Choosing

    1940-1989 by

    Choosing, book three of Corinne Jeffery’s Understanding Ursula series, concludes the heart-wrenching story of five generations of the controversial and secretive Warner family. Become reunited with Amelia and Gustav, meet their many descendants, and ...


  • Thriving: 1920–1939

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    Thriving, book two of Corinne Jeffery’s Understanding Ursula series, continues the story of the challenges of the intriguing and contentious Werners, a family of German Lutheran homesteaders on the Saskatchewan prairie. Become reacquainted with ...


  • Lords and Lepers

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    Six-year-old Francine Stonehenge lives with her parents near the ocean in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island when the unthinkable happens: both her parents drown. Her aging uncles, whom she has never met, take her by bus, ferry, and train to live with ...


  • Arriving

    1909-1919 by

    Arriving, book one of Corinne Jeffery’s Understanding Ursula trilogy, vividly recreates the pioneer world of the Canadian prairies with a multitude of memorable characters. You’ll lose yourself between the pages as you watch them struggle to survive ...