Reading Hacks: How I read more books in less time

If you’re like me, your “want to read” list grows at a much faster rate than your “have read” list. I feel like there are so many books out there and I just can’t get […]

Canada Reads 2017 Longlist – My Picks Update

Five down, three to go… So far, I’ve read five out of the eight books I picked from the Canada Reads 2017 longlist: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis Knucklehead by Matt Lennox Quantum Night by […]

Book Review: Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji

Title: Nostalgia Author: M. G. Vassanji My Rating: ♥♥♥ Nostalgia was the fifth book I read out of the eight that I have chosen to look at from the CBC Canada Reads 2017 Longlist. It’s […]

Book Review: Waiting for First Light by Roméo Dallaire

Title: Waiting for First Light Author: Roméo Dallaire My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ This is the fourth book that I have read from the CBC Canada Reads 2017 Longlist, and probably the first one that I can […]

Book Review: Quantum Night by Robert J. Sawyer

Title: Quantum Night Author: Robert J. Sawyer My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ I picked this book from the Canada Reads 2017 longlist for a couple of reasons. First, I thought I had never read anything by Robert […]

Book Review: Knucklehead by Matt Lennox

Title: Knucklehead Author: Matt Lennox My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ I’ll admit I was skeptical when I started this book. It’s the second out of my eight picks from the Canada Reads 2017 longlist. The first one […]

Book Review: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Title: The Light Between Oceans Author: M.L. Stedman My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ SPOILER ALERT: I found it impossible to write this review without giving away some aspects of the story that might be spoilers. You’ve been […]

Goodreads Reading Challenge: 50 books in 2017

I’ve signed up to read 50 books in 2017 in the Goodreads reading challenge. I haven’t tracked my reading on the site for a couple of years, so I have no idea how many books […]

The Way I Read: e-Readers, Phone Apps, and Real Books

I’ve always loved the smell and feel of real books. When e-readers first came out, I stubbornly refused to get one. I thought I would miss turning the pages and smelling the dusty library book […]