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: 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: 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: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Title: Born a Crime Author: Trevor Noah My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I have to admit, I hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah until I read this book. Most people know him as the host of The Daily […]

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: 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: 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: 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 […]