Book Reviews – April 2014

SEA SICK: THE GLOBAL OCEANS IN CRISIS

SEA SICK: THE GLOBAL OCEANS IN CRISIS

Author: Alanna Mitchell
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Publish Date: 2014

I feel exceptionally privileged to have read Sea Sick by Alanna Mitchell and to have seen her one-woman play based on the book which premiered in Toronto in March 2014. Sea Sick is a beautifully written book by an author with the eyes of a scientist and the heart of an artist.

I picked up this book with the virtuous intention of finding out more… Read more »


A SMART WOMAN’S GUIDE TO HORMONES

A SMART WOMAN’S GUIDE TO HORMONES

Author: Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe with Alvin Pettle, M.D.
Publisher: Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions Inc.
Publish Date: 2011, 2013

Hormones play a complex and often confusing role in various stages of a woman’s life, affecting every aspect of health and vitality. When they aren’t in the right amount at the right time and place, imbalances occur (‘hormone havoc’). This can result in conditions like exhaustion, insomnia, heavy and painful menstrual bleeding, drenching night… Read more »

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