head shot of John Fioravanti


Waterloo, Ontario   – Author, John Fioravanti was the feature presenter in the James Brown Room at the Waterloo Public Library, Main Branch, on Saturday, March 5th. In attendance were many friends, family and others who cherish the written word! Thanks to Sandra Wright, Laura Dick, and the rest of the WPL staff! Introduced by […]

Do What You Love – Don’t Settle… EVER!

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. ~ Steve Jobs   Steve Jobs was not only one of the most successful people to impact the 20th […]

2. #RRBC: She’s My Candidate for President!

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s […]

John standing before a podium.


In November, Anne and John Fioravanti of Fiora Books hosted a book event for PASSION & STRUGGLE in The Grand Room at the Stone Crock Restaurant in St. Jacobs, Ontario. There was an excellent turnout of family and friends as John spoke about the background to this, his first novel, read a chapter and answered questions. […]

road sign says detour below a winding snakey arrow.

Detours Often Unplanned

  “Are Your Students Better Off?” While browsing a LinkedIn group for educators, the National Education Association, I came upon a provocative discussion that began with the question I just quoted above. Herm Allen posted the discussion question to challenge teachers to reflect on the benefits students may have gained in their classrooms this year. […]