Mélanie B.

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Mélanie B.

Melanie B. photoIt’s me, the girl with the weird accent! For those who wonder, I’m born in Quebec.

That said, I read much better (and more) than I talk. Nowadays, I read more Graphic Novels, Short Stories and Cookbooks. Not that I don’t enjoy novels!  It’s really hard for me to stop reading in the middle of a book. Before I had kids, reading all day and eating a banana sandwich for dinner was not a problem. Now it’s a bit more complicated. I got tired of hiding in the closet or the bathroom to finish a chapter and find my kids drawing on the walls or eating honey, olive and salami toast with a side of mess when I finally got out. I opted for “easier-to-put-down” books for the moment.

If I’m not reading, I’ll most probably be cooking or gardening. It’s fascinating to watch a tiny seed become 10 pounds of veggies and then use them to make tasty food.

Et si vous voulez pratiquer votre français, ou si vous avez juste envie de l’entendre parler, venez me voir. C’est toujours un plaisir!

Good Reads from Overdrive

book title: Maina par Dominique Demers Book title: Rhapsody by Elisabeth Haydon Book title:  Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Book title; The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold Book title: The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

My son’s favorites pictures books (that I read again and again and again…)

Book title:  Boy Soup by Loris Lesynski Book title: C'est l'histoire d'un ours by Dominique Demers Book title: Gigantosaure by Jonny Duddle Book title: Je suis capable by Dominique Pelletier Book title: Petit Paul by Ashley Spires

5 Healthy Non-Fiction

Book title: Aging backwards 10 years younger, 10 years lighter, 30 minutes a day by Miranda Esmonde-White Book title: Cuisiner sans gluten by Camille Antoine Book title: Forever painless Lasting relief through gentle movement by Miranda Esmond-White Book title: Rawmazing desserts delicious and easy raw food recipes for cookies, cakes, ice cream, and pie by Susan Powers Book title: The healthy slow cooker more than 100 recipes for health and wellness by Judith Finlayson

Great Fantasy Series

Book title: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong Book title: The dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey Book title: The Fionavar tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay Book title: Wizard's first rule by Terry Goodkind Book title: Wolves of the beyond lone wolf by Kathryn Lasky

En Français

Book title: Les filles de Caleb by Arlette Cousture Book title: Au nom du pere et du fils by Francine Ouellette Book title: J'ai serre la main du diable by Romeo Dallaire. Book title:  Double disparition by Chrystine Brouillet Book title: Le Matou by Yves Beauchemin

Past Lists

Various Book Lists