Books tagged: Family & Relationships: Advice & Issues

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A Woman of Her Time

By Louise Dupré
Translated by Liedewy Hawke

In this memoir, the distinguished feminist author and poet Louise Dupré conjures up the tragedies and joys of her mother's life--and does so not only in the personal context of the family but as a woman of her time in the dramatically changing backdrop of Quebec before, during, ... Read more

Adult Child of Hippies

By Willow Yamauchi

Do you have a name such as Willow, River, Oak or Sunshine? Have you ever lived on a commune, or done yoga naked with your family? If yes, then you are an Adult Child of Hippies (ACOH). Adult Children of Hippies grew up in extreme conditions: eating sprouts, and lugging herbal ... Read more

Bad Mommy

By Willow Yamauchi

Women are expected to embrace the beautiful gift of becoming a Mommy. Giving birth, nourishing our young - these things are the fulfillment of a life's ambition.

You'll be spoken of in the same breath as patriotism and apple pie. There you'll be: on a pedestal, admired, happy. ... Read more

Boring Girls

By Sara Taylor

 

A visceral story of friendship, music, and bloody revenge

Rachel feels like she doesn’t fit in — until she finds heavy metal and meets Fern, a kindred spirit. The two form their own band, but the metal scene turns out to be no different than the misogynist world they want ... Read more

Fatherhood 4.0

By Dalton Higgins

In thirty narratives presented in their own words, some of Canada's most acclaimed multicultural personalities, intellectuals, entertainers, athletes, and public figures share stories, memories, insights, and revelations about fatherhood, from the comic to the tragic. Through ... Read more

Last Goldfish, The

By Anita Lahey

Twenty-five years ago and counting, Louisa, my true, essential, always-there-for-everything friend, died. We were 22.

When Anita Lahey opens her binder in grade nine French and gasps over an unsigned form, the girl with the burst of red hair in front of her whispers, Forge it! ... Read more

This One Wild Life

By Angie Abdou

 

From the author of Canada Reads finalist The Bone Cage.

Includes research on the shy child, parent-child bonding, social media issues, and the benefits of outdoor activity and nature immersion.

Disillusioned with overly competitive organized sports and concerned about her ... Read more