Book Review: The Conjoined by Jen Sookfong Lee

Title: The Conjoined Author: Jen Sookfong Lee My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ First, let me say that I really enjoyed this book. I just couldn’t wait to keep reading it to find out what was going to […]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi My Rating: ♥♥♥ You know, if this wasn’t such a tragic and moving story in and of itself, I would probably have given this book two stars. […]

Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Title: Born a Crime Author: Trevor Noah My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I have to admit, I hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah until I read this book. Most people know him as the host of The Daily […]

Book Review: Dreams in a Time of War by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Title: Dreams in a Time of War Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ I was glad that this book was chosen along with Born a Crime by Trevor Noah for my monthly bookclub. I […]

Book Review: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception by Jeremy Grimaldi

Title: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception Author: Jeremy Grimaldi My Rating: ♥♥♥ I first heard of this chilling story on my favourite true crime podcast, Casefile (seriously, if you’re into true crime, you have to check it […]

Book Review: The Appetites of Girls by Pamela Moses Audiobook Review

Title: The Appetites of Girls (Audiobook) Author: Pamela Moses My Rating: ♥♥1/2 Francesca, Ruth, Opal and Setsu. These four girls couldn’t really be any more different from each other, yet they are thrown together as suite […]

Book Review: The Exclusives by Rebecca Thornton

Title: The Exclusives Author: Rebecca Thornton My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ My partner recently read The Exclusives and recommended it to me. She couldn’t put it down, and I found that I couldn’t either once I got […]

Book Review: The Dark Net by Jamie Bartlett

Title: The Dark Net: Inside the Digital World Author: Jamie Bartlett My Rating: ♥♥♥ I heard about The Dark Net in a podcast I was listening to about the horrible things that people get up to […]

Book Review: Wenjack by Joseph Boyden

Title: Wenjack Author: Joseph Boyden My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ Stories about Indigenous Canadians have been my flavour of the month. I started out with Secret Path by Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire, and continued with The Reason […]

Book Review: The Break by Katherena Vermette

Title: The Break Author: Katherena Vermette My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I hope this book wins Canada Reads 2017. There you go. Out of all of the 6 or 7 longlist and shortlisted books I’ve read so […]