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Book Review: Stuff Every Graduate Should Know ISBN 9781594748608

This review first appeared in the June 2016 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

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Book Review: Hunting for the Mississippi 9781771860727

Title: Hunting for the Mississippi Author: Camille Bouchard ISBN: 9781771860727 Price: $19.95 Publisher: Baraka Books Review by John Spychka The year is 1682. René Robert Cavalier de La Salle claims possession of

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Book Review: Sandra Phillips’ Smart Shopping Montreal: Update No. 14

Sandra Phillips’ Smart Shopping Montreal: Update No. 14 by Sandra Phillips ISBN: 9780978105563 Price: $21.95 Review by John Spychka If you love to shop and save money, then the latest

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Book Review: Preventing Cancer – Reducing the Risks 9781770856332

This book review first appeared in the December 2015 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is currently published 4

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December 2015 issue of Life in Québec Magazine OUT NOW!

The December 2015 issue of Life in Québec Magazine is out now priced $3.00+taxes. This issue includes feature articles, columns, and book reviews. The number of pages has increased to

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Book Review: Two Days in June – John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History

This review first appeared in the July 2015 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is currently published at least

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Book review: Unspeakable

Unspeakable By Caroline Pignat ISBN: 9780143187554 Price: $15.99 Published by Razorbill (an imprint of Penguin Canada) Review by John Spychka A love story that rivals the Titantic. Young Ellen Ryan

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Book review: Parkour and the Art du déplacement

This review first appeared in the March 2014 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering the Quebec region and is currently published

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Book Review – Even the Owl Is Not Heard

Even the Owl Is Not Heard , a review by John Spychka Barbara Verity, Editor Gilles Péloquin, Editor Introduction by Monique Nadeau-Saumier Illustrations by Denis Palmer Published by Townships Cantons Publications, 2011

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Peggy – Part Seven – The Conclusion

…To think that Arnold would seek revenge on the British by ramming Peggy, a ghost ship, into the Queen Mary II on Quebec City’s 400th birthday…

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Peggy – Part Six

We run to the nearest police station, just beside Victoria Park, about three blocks from the General Hospital. We burst through the front doors and go straight to the reception desk.

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The Slava Ladies League Christmas Pyrohy Fiasco

Main pic: Pierogi topped with butter fired onion. Photo credit: Kpalion A short story by John Spychka I’ll never forget that Christmas some years back. In fact, all two thousand residents

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Peggy – Part Five

Here’s part five of ‘Peggy’, columnist John Spychka’s short story.
We enter the hospital and go to the check in area.
“Hi Lucy,” I say…

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Book Review – The Patience of Job

by AngloStore’s resident book reviewer, John Spychka A. J. (Job) Patstone “The Patience of Job” Published by PublishAmerica I was lucky enough to be at A.J. Patstone’s first ever book