|April 16, 2014||Posted by Betty Gelean under Canadian, History, Medicine, Non-fiction|
This is an evolution of apothecaries and drugstores from the early 19th century.
|March 24, 2014||Posted by Michael Wade under History, Non-fiction|
Leaves you wondering if such a disaster could have been avoided.
|March 11, 2014||Posted by Michael Wade under Autobiography, Biography, History, Memoir|
There is no place like home no matter where you travel.
|November 26, 2013||Posted by Geoff Butt under History, Non-fiction|
A collection of stories about fires that have devastated St. John’s and surrounding area over the span of some 400 years.
|May 28, 2013||Posted by Milagros Sanchez under Adventure, History, Mystery, Science Fiction|
Nicola Marter has the psychic gift of being able to touch an object and look into the past lives of people who have owned it. Kearsley’s “The Firebird” is a wonderful and entertaining adventure through both past and present Europe and Russia.
|May 27, 2013||Posted by Betty Gelean under Food, History, Non-fiction|
This is education at its best; fun, exciting and a pleasure to read. Exciting and educational, heartily recommended!
|March 26, 2013||Posted by Christa McGrath under Crime, History, Medicine, Mystery, Non-fiction|
Do you have an inquiring mind? Or, perhaps, a curious nature? “Bones Never Lie” is a book of true crime stories of long-dead historical victims whose demise may be considered a mysterious one.
|January 19, 2013||Posted by Betty Gelean under Children's Lit, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History|
Kaytek is growing up in pre-WWII Poland where poverty is prevalent and imagination is an escape. No wonder that Kaytek’s only desire in life is to become a wizard!
A Stranger At Home: a True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes)
|July 19, 2011||Posted by Betty Gelean under Biography, Canadian, History, Young Adult|
This book is the life of author, Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, the sequel to Fatty Legs by the same authors. It is also the life of Canada’s shame, the story of how the government took the children away from all aboriginal nations and sent them to Catholic residential schools.