Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: Group by Christie Tate

Book Review: Group by Christie Tate

If you had the chance to secretly sit in on someone’s private therapy session, would you? Does hearing about the drama and disappointments of someone else’s life make you feel better about yours? I would personally answer ‘yes!’ to both those...
Mini Book Reviews: Non-Fiction Holiday Books

Mini Book Reviews: Non-Fiction Holiday Books

Each Fall I send an email to the major publishers I review for, asking them for their holiday specific titles. I do this because I need to plan for my radio segments early, but I also love reading for the specific season. If it was a normal year I would recommend...
Book Review: El Jefe, The Stalking of Chapo Guzman by Alan Feuer

Book Review: El Jefe, The Stalking of Chapo Guzman by Alan Feuer

As I plan and prepare for my bookish gift-giving guide for the 2020 holidays, I find myself dipping into books I wouldn’t normally pick up. Many of my long-time readers are probably a bit curious about the selection of books I’ve been diving into lately,...
Book Review: A History of my Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Book Review: A History of my Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

The more I read, the more eager I am for a challenge, or at the very least, the more I want to read stories that aren’t entirely straightforward or obvious. After the entertaining Harry’s Trees from last week, I headed back to my book shelf in search of a...
Book Review: Consider This by Chuck Palahniuk

Book Review: Consider This by Chuck Palahniuk

I haven’t actually read a book by Chuck Palahniuk since his 2010 release Tell-All, which is also the year I met him, and helped organized his event here in Calgary. His writing memoir Consider This, Moments in my Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different...