Melanee Morin

The Novel Cure

The Novel Cure

Whatever ails you, from the psychological to the physical, spiritual and beyond, sometimes the best cure can come in the form of a book. While self-help books have become popular in recent decades, people have been using literature as a cure-all for centuries. Bibliotherapy involves the reading of specific texts with the purpose of healing, […]

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Medical Thrillers by Local Author Melissa Yi

Medical Thrillers by Local Author Melissa Yi

The best person to write convincing, accurate, and exhilarating medical thriller novels is someone who knows the medical world inside-out and can weave this knowledge and experience into a fast-paced narrative. As an emergency physician with an active practice, Melissa Yuan-Innes (pen name Melissa Yi) encounters the strange and the macabre in her daily work […]

 Melanee Morin

Oscar-worthy Reading

Oscar-worthy Reading

Some of the greatest movies of all time are based on books: Forrest Gump, Jurassic Park, The Exorcist, and The Wizard of Oz to name a few. This past Sunday, March 4th, marked the 90th Academy Awards, and amidst the glamour and pageantry five more incredible movies based on books were nominated for Best Adapted […]

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Local MP Guy Lauzon’s Autobiography: From Lawbreaker to Lawmaker

Local MP Guy Lauzon’s Autobiography: From Lawbreaker to Lawmaker

Guy Lauzon is well known as the local MP for Stormont, Dundas, & South Glengarry – he is currently in his 5th term as MP and is one of the longest serving Members of Parliament in the Conservative Party of Canada – but what does it take to become a successful politician and how does […]

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The Book Nook: Review of Before You Know It by John Bargh

The Book Nook: Review of Before You Know It by John Bargh

We are now over a month into the new year, but how many of us are still following our new year’s resolutions? Research shows that 80% of resolutions fail by February. Why is this? One reason is that most people focus on conscious effort to achieve their goals, believing that it is sheer force of […]

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