Category: Book Reviews.

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Keep ‘Em Moving

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Keep ‘Em Moving

Here we are in the thick of summer, and in Calgary at least, some rainy days are looming ahead. What is a parent to do with these unfilled hours, rather then just pray September arrives sooner? Books are always my go-to, and I’m thankful that my 4 year-old is...
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...
Book Review: Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers

Book Review: Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers

Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers is one of those books that takes place over a specific, short period of time; in this case, it’s the Memorial Day long weekend in the United States. This type of timeline usually works to add heightened drama to the...
Book Review: The Storm by Arif Anwar

Book Review: The Storm by Arif Anwar

I love the suspense that a storm brings to the fore in a fictional book; as the winds change, so do our expectations as a reader. This story begins with a storm, and ends with the same storm, pushing the reader in all different directions and time periods, raging...
Book Review: Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Book Review: Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Awhile ago, I reviewed two books with very similar topics; wealthy families living in New York, marriage, the struggle to balance your life with kids, etc. Although I enjoyed those books, I’ve just discovered a much more nuanced, well-written version of those,...