Book Reviews

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Video Review: Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Video Review: Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

So onto my next video review. The book I review below is called Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, and I picked it up because of the premise-it's timely and unique. It's also a translation, which prompted me to read it because I love exploring books from cultures...

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Radio Segment: The Thrillah

Radio Segment: The Thrillah

Are you experiencing thriller overload yet? There are so many dang suspense novels on my shelf right now, I'm almost getting sick of them. ALMOST. But every time I find one that I love, I want to shout from the rooftops because there is nothing better than reading a...

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Book Review: Winter Child by Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau

Book Review: Winter Child by Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau

Writing a review about a book that describes a child dying is always a difficult task, especially for a parent that always thinks the worst (I have an overactive imagination!), but I'm trying to choose my words carefully because I don't want you to be scared off. It...

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Video Book Review: The Trophy Child by Paula Daly

Video Book Review: The Trophy Child by Paula Daly

So I've got my second video post up now (see below), it's a review of The Trophy Child by Paula Daly. I'm really hoping that the quality of this sophomore video attempt is better than my first one, I used a different piece of software to record it, and I paid a whole...

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Radio Segment: Oh Canada

Radio Segment: Oh Canada

This past week I talked about very Canadian books on the Homestretch for my book column, which you may have realized comes around a little more often in the summer. Canada Day had just happened a few days ago, and with the Canada 150 celebrations still fresh in...

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2017 Summer Reads Threesome: Volume Two (aka my bookclub)

2017 Summer Reads Threesome: Volume Two (aka my bookclub)

So now that my summer book club has successfully completed its first meeting, it's time to turn our thoughts to our July meeting and book pick. In June we voted on what our next book would be; the choice was between Taylor Jenkins Reid's The Seven Husbands of Evelyn...

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I’ve Got a YouTube Channel!!!

I’ve Got a YouTube Channel!!!

I've been jumping on a lot of bandwagons lately, most notably Bloglovin' (which has been nothing short of a disaster) and Twitter, which is slowly but surely accepting me. And then a blogging bud of mine Laura Frey mentioned that all book bloggers are now booktubing...

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Vol. 1 of Summer Reads Threesome a Success!

Vol. 1 of Summer Reads Threesome a Success!

So I hosted my first book club at the new Wordfest digs, and it was a lot of fun. Over 30 people came out (!!!) and enjoyed treats by Terry Bakes, and Davids Tea. We had a rousing discussion and debate around Zoey Leigh Peterson's debut novel Next Year, For Sure,...

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Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins has released her second book! I've been anticipating this for awhile now because I did enjoy her hugely successful debut The Girl on the Train despite the fact the genre was weighing a bit on me at the time.  But I was a bit concerned when I read the...

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