The Princess Saves Herself in This OneBook - 2017
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Are you taking our 2019 Reading Challenge? So are library staff all across the city. In honour of World Poetry Day on March 21, we decided to ask them about their favourite books for the category, "A non-prose book". Plus April is National Poetry Month! We're describing a non-prose book as "any book that doesn’t have typical sentence and paragraph structure." If you have already read a non-prose… (more)
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“raid your library. read everything you can get your hands on & then some. go on, collect words & polish them up until they shine like starlight in your palm. make words your finest weapons— a gold-hilted sword to cut your enemies d o w n. - a survival plan of sorts.”
“silence has always been my loudest scream.”
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Amanda Lovelace writes a story of her life through poetry, beginning with growing up with an alcoholic distant mother, childhood abuse and a dysfunctional relationship. She then describes losing her mother and sister and finally learning to find herself again despite her childhood trauma.
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