Category: contemporary women’s fiction.

Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

I don’t read (or watch!) a lot of romantic comedies, but whenever I do, I always remember why I love them and why they’re so popular; they make you feel good! Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane is adorable, the protagonist Georgina has a...
Book Review: Dual Citizens by Alix Ohlin

Book Review: Dual Citizens by Alix Ohlin

Did you watch the Giller awards on Monday night? I was glued to the television screen, strangely nervous to see who the winner of Canada’s biggest book prize would be. As you no doubt realized already, Dual Citizens by Alix Ohlin did not win, but I really...
Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Bafflingly, Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams has been called “A black Bridget Jones” by Kirkus Reviews, which in my mind, does a huge disservice to this taut, intelligent and dark read. Although the protagonist is searching for Mr. Right, men are clearly...
Book Review: Every Little Piece of Me by Amy Jones

Book Review: Every Little Piece of Me by Amy Jones

Every Little Piece of Me by Amy Jones is a book that will make you cringe. You’ll cringe because of the character’s actions, you’ll cringe because you’ll recognize the destructive behaviour they consistently engage in, you’ll cringe...
Book Review: There’s a Word For That by Sloane Tanen

Book Review: There’s a Word For That by Sloane Tanen

I’ve been on a reading streak of chick-lit/contemporary women’s fiction lately (I basically use those terms interchangeably now) and I’ve noticed a few trends within the genre, one of them being the inclusion of a rich or celebrity-like character in...
Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

No doubt this book title and/or author name sounds familiar to you. I’m probably writing this review five months too late because the hype was at a deafening roar during its release in March, but I’ve just finished reading it and am excited to talk about...