Category: Radio Segments.

Radio Segment: Wordfest 2016 Preview

Radio Segment: Wordfest 2016 Preview

It’s that time of year again! Thanksgiving is almost upon us, which also means Wordfest is right around the corner. Back when I worked for the festival, the falling leaves typically struck fear into my heart because it signalled the beginning of an extremely...
Book Review: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Book Review: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes on the radio. Yes, that Shonda Rhimes: the one who writes fabulous television shows like Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy. So now that I’ve declared on-air to the world that I really enjoyed the...

Book Review: Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

I realize I keep stating that I’m reviewing books I don’t typically read, but this is yet another case of that happening. I have the CBC Homestretch to thank for pushing me out of my comfort-reading zone, and what an adventure this has been! I had to stop...

Radio Segment: Autobiographies

This week, I spoke about the genre of autobiographies on The Homestretch. I like to shake things up every once in awhile, so I chose two VERY different books to talk about. The first made me cry, literally. The second made me laugh because its numerous Beyonce...
Radio Segment: Focus on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Radio Segment: Focus on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Now I don’t want to give readers the wrong idea here; I’m not usually one to pick up and review the genre of science fiction and fantasy, so don’t expect a one-eighty in the types of books that I’ll pick up going forward. However, it’s...