Wednesday, August 01, 2018

12th Annual CanBook Challenge: August Roundup







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  1. 6/13 graphic novels, 4 provinces/territories covered (Ontario, Nunavut, British Columbia, Saskatchewan); total of 8

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    1. You are speedily reaching the pinnacle of 13 this year!

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  2. Somehow managed to look right past the July roundup post...oh, well, it was *almost* August when I wrote the post for Peter Robinson's Hanging Valley...

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    1. Ha, I did the same thing with Corvus, on my very own blog and linkup! Don't worry, we can share them as we get the chance, as long as they are read and reviewed between July 1 2018 & 2019 we can share them in whichever linkup we catch.

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  3. The Shapes That Creep is my third. A 1946 mystery novel set in British Columbia, written by Margerie Bonner (Malcolm Lowry's wife), I read it several months ago, but the review has only just been published in Canadian Notes & Queries.

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    1. Once again, I'd never heard of this author until you wrote about her. I appreciate you bringing so many Canadian women to my attention!

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  4. Wasn’t signed up in time for the July round up, so I’m a month behind. The first book I posted a link to was The Bishop’s Man by Linden McIntyre.

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  5. 7/13 graphic novels, 4 provinces/territories covered (Ontario, Nunavut, British Columbia, Saskatchewan); total of 9

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  6. Dick Diespecker's 1953 novel Rebound is number four for me. An early Harlequin, from the years before it was a romance line, the best thing about it is the cover, which is not to say that the book itself isn't worthwhile. Essential reading for anyone interested in Depression-era Vancouver.

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  7. Slug Days brings me up to 6/13

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  8. An Unwanted Guest brings me to 3/13

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  9. Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel

    That brings me up to 2/13

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  10. Tides of Honour brings me to 4/13

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  11. Deafening brings me to 5/13!

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  12. Oscar Lives Next Door brings me to 7/13

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  13. Promises to Keep brings me in at 6/13 :)

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  14. Spook in the Stacks brings me to 8/13

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  15. The Saturday Night Ghost Club brings me to 5/13

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  16. Just finished #3 ... "Live Long And ..." by William Shatner

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  17. Just finished #4 "Disposable Souls" by Phonse Jessome

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  18. Somnambulance brings me to 9/13

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  19. Invisible Darkness: The Horrifying Case of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka by Stephen Williams

    That brings me up to 3/13

    https://darlenesbooknook.blogspot.com/2018/08/book-review-5-out-of-5-stars-for.html

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  20. Fran├žois Blais' Document 1. Newly translated this year by J. C. Sutcliffe for Book*Hug. (3/13)

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  21. Actually posted a double review - Vancouver was Awesome and Vancouver in the Seventies. Two illustrated books about Metro Vancouver. (3/13)

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  22. Just finished #5 ... "Murder at McDonald's: The Killers Next Door" by Phonse Jessome

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  23. 7/13 graphic novels, 5 provinces/territories covered (Ontario, Nunavut, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories); total of 10

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  24. Slowly catching up -- with only one outstanding review. Sun of a Distant Land by David Bouchet is translated from French by Claire Rothman. This brings me to 4/13.

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