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Book Review: Worst. Person. Ever. by Douglas Coupland

As I begin to write this review, I’m not really sure how I actually felt about this book. As the title suggests, the main character is a bad person, someone so despicable you can only shake your head at his wretched antics, finding yourself shocked when he...

Book Review: I Know Who You Remind Me Of by Naomi K. Lewis

As a follow-up to a recent CBC segment, I’m happy to write that I’m following through on my oft-muttered promise¬† that I hope to review lots of Alberta authors on this site. So far, I haven’t really done that vow justice, so I’m really quite...

CBC.ca | The Homestretch | WordFest Authors

Well I almost put my foot in my mouth here, but I stayed strong and kept the secret of the WordFest line-up! Although I no longer have to do that because you can visit the website yourself to see who’s coming in October. For those of you who don’t know me...

Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

There’s a couple reasons I picked up this book and most of them are quite shallow. Number one: the cover is gold glitter with neon pink lettering, which obviously caught my eye. Number two: the title is hilarious, and I knew that I could get on board with this...

Book Review: Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

If any of you follow my goodreads account, you’ll already know how I feel about this book (psst-you can keep track of what I’m reading currently through my goodreads widget at the bottom of this page as well). Ok enough with the suspense-I loved it! The...

Book Review: Death at Christy Burke’s by Anne Emery

I read my first book from Anne Emery a few years ago, it was called Barrington Street Blues, and featured Monty Collins, the lawyer/bluesman who also makes an appearance in Death at Christy Burke’s, her most recent novel. Emery’s latest also features...