Category: Book Reviews.

CBC.ca | The Homestretch | Book suggestions

CBC.ca | The Homestretch | Book suggestions. Not only do I enjoy referring to cats on a regular basis on this blog, but I also like to BROADCAST the fact that I’m a crazy cat lady as well. Click on the link above to hear that and my book picks for this holiday...

Book Review: Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas

Do you have Mommy or Daddy issues? Many people will answer “who doesn’t?”, but if you’re currently receiving therapy for any f family-related problems, you should avoid this psychological thriller at all costs. Why do I begin this review with a...

Book Review: Corpse Flower by Gloria Ferris

I really like the mystery genre. Regular readers of this blog will already know that, but I wanted to reiterate it in case you’re new. I’ve had Corpse Flower  on my shelf for awhile, the lovely people at Dundurn sent it to me quite a few months ago, and...

Book Review: Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen

I just finished reading this book a few minutes ago, and raced to my computer to write a review  so I could share it with my readers (yes-both of you!) as quickly as possible. I really enjoyed Mrs. Poe, and I’m sure many will not be familiar with it, so I wanted...

Book Review: Are You Ready to Be Lucky? by Rosemary Nixon

Rosemary Nixon is a well-known figure in the Calgary literary scene, so I’ve been eager to something of hers  for awhile. Her last novel Kalila didn’t appeal to me because of the heart-wrenching subject, so when a book of linked short stories labelled...

Book Review: Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie

Wowee, this is a big book full of gossip, sex, death plots, celebrity name-dropping and life or death situations. Is this the latest Janet Evanovich hot off the shelves? No, it’s the 600 page memoir of the very literary Salman Rushdie . Not familiar with the...