How good was that? How I Pick My Ratings for Book Reviews

While I’m reading a book, I’ll usually put in quite a bit of thought about how many hearts I’m going to rate it when I’ve finished (yeah, I use hearts instead of stars in my […]

How is it February already? A January round-up

Whoosh! That’s the sound of 2018 already flying by. I was lucky enough to spend a week in Puerto Escondido, Mexico in January. That week off helped me get a head start on my 2018 […]

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 […]

What to Read? How I find new books to read.

People often seem to be asking for book recommendations. It’s nice to get recommendations from friends and family; after all, they know you best and probably have a good idea about what you might like. […]

One Book to Open Your Eyes: Canada Reads 2018 Longlist

Ta-da! CBC has finally posted the longlist for Canada Reads 2018. It seems super late this year. I know that last year, they posted the longlist some time in December, which I thought was good […]

30 Books and a New Year’s Resolution

The Goodreads Challenge. Last year in January, I signed myself up for 50 books, thinking that I’d be able to blow that number out of the water. Fast-forward to May, when I picked up my […]

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 […]