Meet the Contenders: Canada Reads 2018 Shortlist

Aaaand the 5 contenders for Canada Reads 2018 have been announced! Here they are: Mozhdah Jamalzadah, defending The Boat People by Sharon Bala Tahmoh Penikett, defending American War by Omar El Akkad Greg Johnson, defending […]

Book Review: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

Title: Precious Cargo Author: Craig Davidson My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I read this book because it was on the Canada Reads 2018 longlist, and it was one of the first to come through from the library. […]

Book Review: Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto

Title: Forgiveness Author: Mark Sakamoto My Rating: ♥♥♥ This is the third book that I have read from the Canada Reads 2018 longlist. So far, I wouldn’t be able to back any of them as […]

CBC Canada Reads 2017: Meet The Contenders

I’ve decided to following along at home with the 2017 CBC Canada Reads. When CBC announced the 15 books on the longlist, I chose 8 of them that appealed most to me, and I was […]

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: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

Title: Fifteen Dogs Author: André Alexis My Rating: ♥♥ Fifteen Dogs is the first book that I have read from my CBC Canada Reads 2017 longlist picks. I chose this book because I enjoyed A […]