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I’vereadthis on the radio: part deux

Below is the link to my second day of book reviewing on The Homestretch. Aside from a stuttering incident that I would rather forget, I felt much more prepared and confident for my segment. Who knew talking about something you were so passionate about on the radio...

Book Review: The Devil and the Detective by John Goldbach

Coach House sent me this book a couple of weeks ago, and I was eager to dive into it as soon as I got the chance. I remember the book being pitched to me back in March, and what I recall from that conversation was the description of the quirky protagonist/detective. A...

I’vereadthis is on the radio!

Today I spoke about Claire Mulligan’s The Dark, and Andrew Pyper’s The Demonologist on the radio! Every Monday throughout the summer I’ll be on the air giving some advice on what should be next on your reading list. I’m hoping my frequent...

Book Review: Dance, Gladys, Dance

Cassie Stocks is the author of Dance, Gladys, Dance and the most recent recipient of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Award for Canadian Humor Writing (not many women have won this award, so it’s a big deal). For this reason, I picked up the book, which I should...

Book Review: Children of the Jacaranda Tree

This book piqued my interest for a number of reasons, one of them being the controversy over at Canada Reads a few years ago which touched upon the same subject-the revolution and  human rights violations in Tehran. In that particular Canada Reads year, author Marina...

Book Review: Ballistics by D.W. Wilson

Oh boy. This is a great read, and I’m so happy I picked up this book (against my initial instincts that I wasn’t the right audience for it). When Wilson’s publicist spoke to me about this author he deemed it a ‘guy’s read’, and that...