Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

Book Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams is an in-depth exploration of dinosaur bones; where they are typically found, how they’re formed, the best way to mount them, etc. Thankfully though, the book focuses more on the people behind the bones (or more accurately,...
Book Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Book Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Us book-loving Calgarians have a major milestone to celebrate in exactly one week: the opening of our new Central Library. It’s a big deal for us because our old central branch was in dire need of a remodel, and this new building is an architectural marvel...
Book Review: Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

Book Review: Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

Seven Fallen Feathers by investigative journalist Tanya Talaga is a few things; it’s a non-fiction account of the death of seven different indigenous children in Thunder Bay, it’s a cautionary tale to parents who send their emotionally unprepared kids to...
Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

U.S. politics have been dominating headlines lately , no matter which country you live in. I don’t pay much attention to them, and basically everything I knew about The White House and its protocol is based on things I’ve seen on the t.v. show House of...
Book Review: Word by Word by Kory Stamper

Book Review: Word by Word by Kory Stamper

Word by Word by Kory Stamper is a non-fiction book about dictionaries. Wait! Before you close out of this blog post, I promise you reading my review will be worth it, because this my friends, is a great book full of entertaining writing. Yes, a book with the subtitle...