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Crime Nonfiction

The Glass Mask – E. L. DuBois

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July 23, 2018

Persecution
I stepped out of my comfort zone of fictional worlds, where authors conjure images, plots and dialogue that stir my emotions and imagination. What I was stepping into, I wasn’t quite sure, a true story of an abused, tormented but ultimately very courageous woman. I can no longer pretend…


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Nonfiction Reference Science and Technology

Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers

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July 23, 2018

Numeration
There is infinite beauty in mathematics and numbers!
When I say infinite, I immediately think about Pi and how it extends to infinite decimal places. When I say beauty, I think about how numbers can translate to graphical images with curves, straight lines and multiple dimensions, each with unique relationships…


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History Nonfiction

Gone: Catastrophe in Paradise

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July 23, 2018

Catastrophe
“Forty years ago, on the afternoon of 27 March 1977, a mass of American and European tourists descended on a tropical paradise for the holiday of a lifetime. Within hours, hundreds were dead.”
As they say, the truth is stranger than fiction. The chain of events and incidents that conspired…


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Nonfiction

Look for Me Under the Rainbow – Bernard Jan

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July 23, 2018

 
Malignant
Often in nature films and documentaries, we get an appreciation of how precarious life can be for wild animals and that we are all potentially in the food chain for some other animal. If you’ve ever seen the Orca whale tossing a seal in the air repeatedly, it is…


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Nonfiction

A World Without Color: – Bernard Jan

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July 23, 2018

Goodbye
Bernard Jan tells in detail the last 3 days of Marcel’s life, as his cat goes through its final stages of suffering from diabetes. This story is very emotional and touching, which felt like a self-professing love poem to Marcel – his pet, his companion, his love. The emotions…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

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