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 […]

Book Review: One Hour in Paris by Karyn L. Freedman

Title: One Hour in Paris: a True Story of Rape and Recovery Author: Karyn L. Freedman My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ This book is one of the 8 that I picked from the Canada Reads 2017 longlist. […]

January Reading Round-up

January was a busy reading month for me. The CBC Canada Reads longlist was announced on December 23rd, and I immediately felt the pressure to read as many titles as I could from the list […]

Book Review: The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew

Title: The Reason You Walk Author: Wab Kinew My Rating: ♥♥♥ I read The Reason You Walk to discuss at my monthly bookclub. We choose two books per month, and this month it was this […]

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 […]

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 […]