Blog posts tagged "chess"

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Sep. 15, 2016 - 5:31 pm
A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout is a New York Times bestseller, winner of the 2014 CBC Bookie Award for Best Canadian Nonfiction, a 2014 Libris Award nominee, and has been optioned for the big screen. Most importantly, it is one of my favorite reads this year.  Combining both my love of...
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Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:51 am
I love to read biographies – not the biographies of celebrity socialites, but of everyday seemingly ordinary people, especially those that insipre hope and perseverance. I recently finished reading two such incredible stories about two young ladies who have overcome insurmountable odds. One is from...