Category: Book Reviews.

Book Review: The Sow’s Ear Cafe by Holly Quan

Book Review: The Sow’s Ear Cafe by Holly Quan

It’s been ages since I reluctantly agreed to accept a copy of The Sow’s Ear Café by Holly Quan. My review policy states I no longer accept unsolicited books, and I typically hold true to that rule, but I received such a persuasive email from Alberta author...
Books I’ve Read in 2020

Books I’ve Read in 2020

What to say about this past year that hasn’t already been said? As an avid twitter lurker, I’ve seen mostly negative things written about these past 12 months, and it’s no secret why this was the worst year of many people’s lives. My family has...
Book Review: The Finder by Will Ferguson

Book Review: The Finder by Will Ferguson

I’m a proud Calgarian and the fact that Giller Prize winning author Will Ferguson also lives in Calgary is just the tip of the iceberg of our wonderful writing community. I’ve been posting lots of local book reviews lately for good reason, we have a wealth...
Book Review: Group by Christie Tate

Book Review: Group by Christie Tate

If you had the chance to secretly sit in on someone’s private therapy session, would you? Does hearing about the drama and disappointments of someone else’s life make you feel better about yours? I would personally answer ‘yes!’ to both those...
IveReadThis Jr. Edition: A Cozy Canadian Christmas

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: A Cozy Canadian Christmas

How did we get here so quickly? I know everyone may not feel the same way, but this year flew by for me and my family. My kids are near to bursting with excitement for Christmas so I’m trying to calm them down by doing some quiet reading with them. And what...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Across the Ages

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Across the Ages

I’ve got an almost 6-year-old, and an almost 3-year-old, and luckily they both enjoy sitting and listening to me read books that suit both age groups, but I do realize there will come a time when my oldest may not want to sit through the same books my youngest...