Interview with Lauren Reyes-Grange

Originally posted on Cynthia Reyes :
? I’ve been wanting to interview my co-author, Lauren Reyes-Grange. But how do you do that when she is your daughter, as well as the person who inspired the first Myrtle the Purple Turtle book? I decided to put on my professional interviewer’s hat — after all, I’d done thousands…

New Book on the Shelves – Myrtle Makes a New Friend

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share the news of the latest book in the Myrtle the Turtle series by mother and daughter creative team, Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes-Grange.. again illustrated by the talented artist Jo Robinson.. About the book. Can Myrtle overcome her fear, do a good deed for someone else…

I Wrote a Book: Myrtle’s Game

Nearly 30 years ago, my mum wrote a story to bring me comfort during a time I was bullied at school for being “different”. The story, Myrtle the Purple Turtle, was published last year and instantly became a best seller. My mum and I travelled to schools all over Ontario, speaking with kids about their…

10 Books Perfect for a Summer Vacation

Looking for a great new summer read that is perfect for the beach, a weekend at the cottage or simply a good book that will transport you to Tuscany or the Amalfi Coast during your morning commute? Here are 10 new novels I’m excited to read, by authors Tomi Adeyemi, Anna Yen, Lauren Weisberger, Franchesca…

10 Beautiful Cookbooks Every Cook Will Love

Whether you’re looking to purchase a cookbook to help expand your culinary repertoire or you’re simply looking for a new book to brighten up your coffee table, here’s a list of my favourite beautiful cookbooks that are filled with delicious recipes and drool-worthy photos.

An American Marriage

To say Oprah’s Book Club selection, “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones, is a complicated love story, would be an understatement. But to say this is the best novel I’ve read in a very long time is the stone cold truth.