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: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception by Jeremy Grimaldi

Title: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception Author: Jeremy Grimaldi My Rating: ♥♥♥ I first heard of this chilling story on my favourite true crime podcast, Casefile (seriously, if you’re into true crime, you have to check it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]