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'And the Birds Rained Down' is down and out of Canada Reads 2015

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In a four-to-one vote, Martha Wainwright was the only panelist left rooting for And the Birds Rained Down by Jocelyne Saucier (translated by Rhonda Mullins). Unfortunately #50ShadesofMarthaWainwright was not enough to stay in the competition. I will be expecting to see even more shades tomorrow.

After losing The Inconvenient Indian yesterday, the audience was nearly silent when And the Birds Rained Down was voted off today. Perhaps they were still in shock. I know I was.

Today was also surprising because And the Birds Rained Down was the book that sounded the most interesting to me, as far as sit-down-with-a-hot-beverage enjoyment goes. Either way, I know I will be reading it sometime soon.

There are only two books left: Ru and When Everything Feels Like the Movies. Which one will be the "book that breaks barriers?" I have my bets on When Everything Feels Like the Movies, but we shall see.

I will be watching the LAST DAY of Canada Reads tomorrow at 10 a.m. ET during the livestream! Anyone who wants to join me can follow me at @laurenscawt and get in on the conversation with #RabbleReads!

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