Book & Movie Reviews

Tiffin Talk, $60 For decades, moms have been slipping notes into their children’s lunch bags with messages of inspiration, kindness and encouragement. But now those messages of “Good luck on your math test” and “Have a […]


Adopted ID

By Sonia Godding Togobo SunStar Worldwide Production 1 hour Born in Haiti, Judith Craig grew up in a Canadian adoptive family. Always wondering about her beginnings and only knowing she was abandoned at birth, Craig […]


The Teen Toolbox

By Cai Graham Rethink Press, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-78133-250-4, 200 pages, $16.99 I don’t have children myself, let alone teenagers, but I certainly remember what it was like to be one: The seemingly constant arguing, the […]


When Marnie Was There

Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2015, PG, 103 minutes, $24.99 When 12-year-old foster child Anna Sasaki collapses at school from an asthma attack, her long-time foster mother sends her away from the big […]