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Book Chat | Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Book Chat | Wild by Cheryl Strayed

This book has been quite popular lately as it has been made into a movie. I actually watched the movie first, before I read the book but I enjoyed both. This book is about Cheryl’s hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in California. She has multiple life experiences that put her in a really bad place, especially emotionally. She came to a point in her life where she decided that things needed to change and she needed a better way…

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Book Review: Honeymoon in Purdah by Alison Wearing

Book Review: Honeymoon in Purdah by Alison Wearing

This book changed the way I thought about the world and is part of the reason I choose to study International Relations and Middle Eastern Politics. Purdah, from what I have read and just googled, is the seclusion of women from public via concealing clothing and staying inside the home. I am sure this can be hard to imagine and I know as a Canadian teenager (I first read this in high school) I really did not understand why.

Book Review: Full Circle by Julie Tulba

Book Review: Full Circle by Julie Tulba

Full Circle: Tales of Travel and Self-Discovery from Around the World by Julie Tulba. I actually had the pleasure of winning this book in a giveaway featured on one of my favourite blogs: Colleen Brynn Travels! I was so excited because I had never won anything in a giveaway before. The book is actually written by a fellow blogger Julie, who write at The Red Headed Traveler. Her book, Full Circle, is composed of touching short-stories that draw you in…

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Book Review: Wanderlust by Elisabeth Eaves

Book Review: Wanderlust by Elisabeth Eaves

I was in the Travel section at Chapters and since I was in a bit of a funk (that feeling you get when you want to travel but cannot do so due to school or money) and thought I could use a travel memoir to escape into someone else’s life for 300 pages. I was very excited to read this book. I thought it would be about all the places she visited and about the things she experienced there. It was about those…

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