Ontario Book Bloggers

For anyone who blogs about books and lives in Ontario, Canada.

Location: Ontario, Canada
Members: 64
Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2012


Please only post something if it's related to Ontario or at least Canada.


This is not the place to post about all your reviews and giveaways (anymore.) There is a group for that.


Thank You

Discussion Forum

Introductions 16 Replies

Started by Kathleen Garber. Last reply by Jhobell Kristyl Nov 13, 2012.

Looking for a Canadian Reviewer

Started by YvonneW Mar 4, 2010.

Looking for Ontario Book Events 4 Replies

Started by Kathleen Garber. Last reply by Stephen Gaspar Oct 20, 2009.

Looking for advice and suggestions~ Thanks in advance 2 Replies

Started by marilu. Last reply by marilu Oct 4, 2009.

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Comment by John Emil Augustine on September 19, 2012 at 6:34pm

LOVE SEEN FROM HEARTACHE Premiers September 28th 2012.

Read book 1 for free:

Comment by Darryl Erentzen on September 13, 2012 at 3:10pm


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Comment by Harvee Lau on July 26, 2012 at 11:40am

The Headmaster's Wager by Vincent Lam of Toronto, an historical novel set in Vietnam during the war. Review.

Comment by Jodi Webb on March 23, 2012 at 9:22pm

I'm organizing a blog tour for Lisa de Nikolits book West of Wawa, novel about a 29 year old woman who "runs away from home" and takes a bus trip on the transcanadian highway. Would love to have a Canadian blogger read and review, post an author guest post or interview Lisa! some giveaways may also be available. Contact me at

Comment by Fiza Khan on September 20, 2011 at 11:16am


Some books come into your life that absolutely and utterly destroy every mediocre thought ever established in your mind. They’re rare, but they do appear from time to time in your life. The Magic Of Thinking Big was one of those books that impacted me in a BIG way.

So for that reason I would like to share some of that experience with you by giving away a copy of one of my favorite motivational books – The Magic Of Thinking Big .

Time and again, throughout the years, I have returned to this masterpiece to unlock its secrets. In fact, I have loved this book so much that I’ve worn out my original copy.

So I’d like to offer you a chance to win a brand new copy.


What To Do


To enter this competition all you have to do is choose JUST 1 of the following statements drawn from the pages of this magnificent book and tell me what it means to you personally.



1. Believe you can succeed and you will.
2. You are what you think you are.
3. Action cures fear.
4. Think progress, believe progress, and push progress.
5. Study setbacks to pave your way to success.
6. Be a doer, not a don’t-er.
7. Tune in to Channel P (for Positive), the Good Thoughts Station.
8. Give spiritual strength to people and they will give genuine affection to you.
9. Manage your environment: go first class.
10. Use the big thinker’s vocabulary – use big, bright, cheerful words.
Go on – take a minute to share your wisdom with us and you might just be the one I choose to receive your own personal copy of this amazing book.



Comment by Dean J. Baker on September 7, 2011 at 1:39pm

new poem of the week here from my first award winning book - join my blog, and site and I will join yours


my first book, with a blurb from Irving Layton, nominated for the Nobel Prize twice in Literature, mean who taught Leonard Cohen and to whom Leonard's latest book is dedicated


Comment by Louise Jolly on September 4, 2011 at 6:21pm

This book takes place in Toronto, Ontario and Winnipeg, Manitoba


After having read "MISTIK LAKE" (By: Martha Brooks" I now understand why it shocked the pants off a Grade 8 teacher who had wanted to use the book as a Literacy Circle Book. Although I personally enjoyed the novel, it did deal with some pretty heavy themes.


To read more, read my review at:


Martha Brooks is a wonderful Canadian author.

Comment by Louise Jolly on August 26, 2011 at 9:15am



By: Charles Wilkins


This book reminded me so much of "Water for Elephants" and "The Final Confessions of Mable Stark". This is the story of author Charles Wilkins who spends an entire spring travelling with the Great Wallenda Circus. The description and detail make you feel as though you are sitting there under the Big Top!


Read my review at:



Comment by Fiza Khan on June 25, 2011 at 10:36am
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Comment by Maggie Brown on June 19, 2011 at 1:33pm

I finally read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and had to blog about it - wow!


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