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enjoyed it

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Reviewed: 2021-04-08

but would have loved to hear 50 talk directly more often than just a few words here and there

wow

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Reviewed: 2021-04-01

I have never been so invested in a character I hate. the main character is SO WELL WRITTEN. and I was rooting for him from beginning to end. when I say hate, it's because I know that if I actually knew him in real life, we wouldn't get along, not because I actually hate him as a character. theres something to be said about an author who can make you empathize with a character when you know your personalities would clash if they existed for real.

that being said, I am definitely excited to add the next book to my library.

I found myself thinking about this story in between listens, just going about my day. I love when stories have me theorizing about the world they take place in, asking "what if" questions.

I have nothing but good things to say about this story!!

i kept falling asleep

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Reviewed: 2021-01-21

I was actually really excited to listen to this book. the summary and reviews really sold me on the story.

then the narrator began. and it's not his fault. but his voice is so soothing. I could not stay awake!

I tried three separate times to listen to this, but I couldn't make it.

I gave the book 5 stars because this is most likely just me. I'm sure the book is wonderful, and the story is wonderful. it's honestly just the narrator. his voicing isn't even boring or anything. I literally just end up feeling so calm and falling asleep haha

I loved this more than I expected.

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Reviewed: 2020-12-18

I'm a huge fan of Mike Myers. I grew up on his comedy, watching Wayne's World, and Austin Powers as a kid. I was always proud that he was a fellow Canuck. I knew as I purchased this book, that I would enjoy it

I've been struggling with my relationship to Canada as an first nations woman in a remote community. Canada is not always kind to the first Nations people here, but this book reminded me of all things that I love about Canada, and the vastly diverse population that calls this place home. This book was incredibly relatable, and it was nice to see another side to a comedian I've grown up worshipping. I couldn't really relate to the Toronto-specific anecdotes, as I'm from just west of "None-of-it", but so much of the stories about street hockey and the Canadian accent and slang reminded me that even thousands of kilometers away, there are little Canucks out there experiencing the same Canadian winter fun we all did ❤️

Will definitely be a repeat listen in my library, and have already recommended it to three people so far!

needs a steadier volume

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Reviewed: 2020-10-30

other than that, this was perfect. The story, the writing, the dialogue, the narration, all of it.

I'm old

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Reviewed: 2020-09-16

I'm 28, but when I saw NPH, I HAD to buy this book. I was not disappointed. Will definitely be playing this for the kids in my life when I babysit them. It was a lovely and entertaining book, and NPH does an amazing job with the voices and narration. loved it!

empowering

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Reviewed: 2020-09-03

Finally a story about an indigenous woman who has claimed victory over the trauma of living through residential school, and this history of colonization in Canada. As an indigenous woman hoping to one day help my community, I found my strength and energy renewed after hearing this story. Thank Bev Sellers for sharing your story and showing that indigenous women can be powerful and strong ♥️

healing

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Reviewed: 2020-08-12

I struggle immensely with ADHD, and have struggled with addictions. this gave me an insight into my behaviours, and helped me let go of some of the shame I carry.

beautiful

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Reviewed: 2020-07-19

I fear that anything I write here is going to sound cheesy. I love this book. so much. ♥️

love it

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-07-12

bought this audiobook because I love Harry Potter and the sacred text podcast. listened to it because Casper has been an inspiration to me because of the podcast. stayed because these lessons are helpful to my spiritual life which has been lacking. I'm a queer person in a small isolated town, and being able to listen to somebody who understands that kind of loneliness, and learn that spiritual practices don't need to be religious, or focused around the Christian god is breathing new life in to my once dead spirituality.

I found myself pausing so I could cry, and write notes about all the ways I can incorporate a sense of belonging and a higher power into my very secular life. since being kicked out of my Christian community, and losing my faith, I have had this hole in my heart where those things once lived. I have hope now that I can find meaningful ways to practice self love, self compassion, and make space to love and forgive others, instead of giving up on them (or myself).

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