Book Review: A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage

Title: A History of the World in 6 Glasses Author: Tom Standage My Rating: ♥♥ This isn’t really a book I would have chosen to read by myself. I read it for my monthly bookclub, […]

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 […]

Book Review: Dance, Gladys, Dance by Cassie Stocks

Title: Dance, Gladys, Dance Author: Cassie Stocks My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ The best way I can think to describe this book is “that was a fun romp.” To me, it was more about the colourful characters […]

Book Review: The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World’s Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today’s Craft Brewing Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey

Title: The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World’s Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today’s Craft Brewing Author: Jonathan Hennessey My Rating: ♥♥♥ I was pretty excited when my bookclub chose this book to […]

Book Review: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

Title: Bellevue Square Author: Michael Redhill My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ To me, reading this book felt like falling endlessly down one rabbit hole after another. It was like suffering from someone else’s mental illness. It was […]

Book Review: Love and Salt Water by Ethel Wilson

Title: Love and Salt Water Author: Ethel Wilson My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ Love and Salt Water. I really couldn’t think of a more fitting title for this book. Love. Salt Water. You could consider those to […]

2017: Top Five Reads

2017 was the year I finally started posting regularly on this blog. At the beginning of the year, I set the challenge to myself that I would read 50 books in the year. After a […]

Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Title: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Author: Jamie Ford My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ On the surface, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is an adorable love story. But at the same […]

Book Review: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Title: Cutting for Stone Author: Abraham Verghese My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ Cutting for Stone is a novel about Marion and Shiva Stone, twins who grow up in the environment of the Missing hospital in Ethiopia. Their […]