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 […]

Book Review: Secret Path by Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire

Title: Secret Path Author: Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I did not know the story of Chanie Wenjack before I read this book. Nor was I really a fan of Gord Downie […]

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 […]

Book Review: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

Title: Barracuda Author: Christos Tsiolkas My Rating: ♥♥♥ It’s been a few years since I read The Slap, and I’ve always been meaning to read another book by Christos Tsiolkas. I can’t say I really […]

My Picks from the Canada Reads 2017 Longlist

On Monday, CBC announced the longlist for Canada Reads 2017. They will announce the shortlist on January 31st, but in the meantime I’m going to check out as many as I can. You can see […]

Book Review: The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Title: The Children Act Author: Ian McEwan My Rating: ♥♥♥ The Children Act was the first book by Ian McEwan that I’ve read. I often see people reading his books on the subway and out […]