Category: Humour.

Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

I half-heartedly complain about the fact that I rarely get to read what I want to, when I want to. When I’m balancing a full-time job with a contract reading gig for the CBC I need to prioritize what books I pick up, which usually means I’m reading the...
Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

When I originally received this book for review, I dismissed it thinking it was YA, which I don’t normally read except under special circumstances. But after seeing it appear on more than one ‘notable spring books’ list, I thought I’d give it a...
Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

I had been saving the latest book from David Sedaris on my shelf for awhile, because I wanted to ‘treat’ myself to it when I was ready to enjoy my favourite author without interruptions. So when I managed to score myself a ticket to his Calgary show on...
Book Review: The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour by Dawn Dumont

Book Review: The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour by Dawn Dumont

I’m no dancer, but I FEEL like doing a little jig of excitement when I see Indigenous author Dawn Dumont has a new book coming. She is without a doubt one of my favourite writers, and in my humble opinion, one of the best Canadian writers working today. If you...
Book Review: Her Turn by Katherine Ashenburg

Book Review: Her Turn by Katherine Ashenburg

I love reading about a fed-up lady. There is nothing more entertaining than reading the inner (and sometimes outer) thoughts of a middle-aged woman who is just sick of it all. One of my favourite books in past years was this little gem, which is why I was so eager to...