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Traveling Sisters Book Reviews. Join us on our adventures through the books we read

Why I wanted to read this book In my quest to understand more about the former Indian residential schools here in Canada, I wanted to understand more about what happened to Indigenous children who under the Indian Act were forced to attend the schools between 1920-1969. I wanted to read the truth-telling stories of the …

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Howdy Friends! I am back after a little break from writing reviews and blogging. I took some time to find and read information about Canada’s history to date with residential school under the Indian Act. I have been thinking a lot about the heartbreaking treatment of Indigenous children and reading and researching as much as …

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Brenda’s review Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning is a timely collection of essays and part memoir by poet Cathy Park Hong. She boldly shares her intelligent, thought-provoking arguments and insightful thoughts on race and gender from her perspective as a Korean American woman. She uses her life’s experiences, cultural criticism, history and events to …

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Brenda’s review HOT DIGGITY DANG!!! I am speechless with that OMG ending!!! Take It Back is a gripping, intense, explosive courtroom drama that explores racial and gender conflicts, family, and duty. Zara, a formal barrister now rape counselor, is divided between her family, her heart, and her job when 16-year-old Jodie accuses four boys of …

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Brenda’s review After a night at a party, Chanel Miller finds herself confused in the hospital with no memory of the night before. In this astonishing, profound memoir, she shares her impactful journey from being seen as person to a victim of sexual assault known as Emily Doe. We see her struggle to reclaim her …

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