Category: Book Reviews.

In Print Book Review: Where I Live Now by Sharon Butala

In Print Book Review: Where I Live Now by Sharon Butala

I’ve always wanted to be a book reviewer, but when I was younger I saw this as an unattainable goal, like being a celebrity or something. I thought to myself “who cares what I think about books? Just because I read a bunch of them doesn’t mean...
Book Review: Mannheim Rex by Rob Pobi

Book Review: Mannheim Rex by Rob Pobi

I was lucky enough to spend my childhood summers next to a lake; I swam in it, lay beside it, snorkeled around it, boated over top of it, and even constructed my own little wading pool on the shores of it. But when I would dive down deep to get a better look at...
Book Review: The Inner Life of Cats by Thomas McNamee

Book Review: The Inner Life of Cats by Thomas McNamee

I’m on a roll with cat books lately, but I promise this one will the last for awhile (until another one comes across my desk, at least). The Inner Life of Cats by Thomas McNamee has a lot of similarities to The Lion in the Living Room by Abigail Tucker, but this...
Radio Segment: Cats, Cats and More Cats

Radio Segment: Cats, Cats and More Cats

So you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been reading a lot of cat books lately. I wasn’t just doing this because I REALLY LOVE CATS-I was doing this in anticipation of my cats book segment for the CBC this past week. I feel like book lovers and cat...
Book Review: Class by Lucinda Rosenfeld

Book Review: Class by Lucinda Rosenfeld

I’ve been called a ‘bleeding heart’ liberal before, mainly by my husband (whom I typically don’t see eye to eye with politically, although this makes for a more interesting marriage in general), so when I heard about a book that satirizes...