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: 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: 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: 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. […]

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 […]

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: 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: 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 […]