Audiobooks: Why I think they’re great, and why they don’t work for me

Audiobooks. I think audiobooks are a great idea. I’m sure some of you can relate to that feeling of just wanting to dig in and read that new book you picked up, but having to […]

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 […]

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 […]

January Reading Round-up

January was a busy reading month for me. The CBC Canada Reads longlist was announced on December 23rd, and I immediately felt the pressure to read as many titles as I could from the list […]

Reading Hacks: How I read more books in less time

If you’re like me, your “want to read” list grows at a much faster rate than your “have read” list. I feel like there are so many books out there and I just can’t get […]

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 AndrĂ© Alexis Knucklehead by Matt Lennox Quantum Night by […]

Goodreads Reading Challenge: 50 books in 2017

I’ve signed up to read 50 books in 2017 in the Goodreads reading challenge. I haven’t tracked my reading on the site for a couple of years, so I have no idea how many books […]