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About whitneybeaver

Whitney is currently working as a Program Officer at Citizenship and Immigration Canada while completing her Masters at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. When she has the time, her passions include reading, traveling, international affairs and development, food (of the vegetarian variety) & wine, and spending time with friends. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, also from Carleton University, with a specialization in development studies. Whitney is well on her way to needing a few new bookshelves, thanks to her inability to leave a Chapters without a new book and her refusal to switch to Kobo. Her favourite books are To Kill a Mockingbird, The Time Traveler's Wife, and The Kite Runner.

September book review – The Ocean at the End of the Lane

If I had to describe The Ocean at the End of the Lane in one word, it would be unexpected. When picking our book for last month, what pulled us in to this one was the length (only 178 pages), … Continue reading

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