The irony that I'm posting a trailer about a book where there is no more Canada on Canada Day doesn't escape me. In Yesterday this is just one of many, many things that's wrong with the future and I fervently hope that never comes to pass. During the last few years, though, it's become increasingly obvious that we have to fight if we want to keep this country something that we can be proud of—fight the small-minded people that want to stamp on our civil liberties and destroy our natural environment, fight to keep our healthcare and education systems strong, fight the ever-growing divide between the rich and the poor. The future is far from assured and that "stand on guard" sentiment has to be more than something we just pay lip service to. Canada Day is a celebration, to be sure. It should also be a battle cry.
likes to write things down and is a firm believer in the John Lennon quote,"If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliché that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal." Her ninth young adult book, JUST LIKE YOU SAID IT WOULD BE, is available now and is full of movie references and giddy love for Dublin, Ireland. She'll make her middle grade debut with Cormorant's Dancing Cat Books imprint in fall, 2017.