QUICK READS

These are books you'll enjoy taking on vacation, to the beach, or into the bathroom.
They contain individual stories that can be read at one sitting,
in a waiting room, a parking lot, on a bus, train or plane.
Unlike short stories, these books are not fiction but real stories anyone can relate to.
Some are Misadventures, others tell the stories of interesting people, and some are really funny.

a collection of 34 first-person stories 
from 18 professional writers
in 14 locations across Canada

With subjects ranging from his experiences as a  soldier in the militia, movie extra, armored truck guard, apprentice chef and resort cook, as well as a stay-home dad, Steve makes true stories come to life.

Find out more at http://stevepitt.ca

Mewsings/Musings contains 10 humor pieces by
Barbara Florio Graham, and 10 by her cat
80 pages; illustrated. 

Table of Contents, reviews, etc. at:
http://SimonTeakettle.com/musmews.htm

Thought-provoking true stories:
http://www.katzcommunications.ca/ 

Gibberish: Tall Tales and Domestic Disasters From Beyond the Microphone is a compilation of essays having previously appeared in The Peterborough Examiner, as well as Canadian Living, Chatelaine, MacLean’s and The Globe and Mail, among others.

Gordon Gibb is a popular broadcaster in Peterborough, Ontario, and one of the contributors to Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List.

The soft cover books are $20, with $2 from each book ordered locally donated to Homegrown Homes, a Peterborough-based provider of affordable housing.

Available from www.GordonGibb.com and Amazon.

 

 

The Big Book of Canadian Trivia
by Mark Kearney and Randy Ray
Paperback, 504 pages, with more than 60 illustrations
Details at: www.triviaguys.com

 

 

Whatever Happened To...? 
Catching Up With Canadian Icons
by Mark Kearney and Randy Ray
Details at: www.triviaguys.com