Category: Video Book Reviews.

Video Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

Video Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

Technically this is a product + book review, because not only do I regale my viewers with (somewhat) insightful comments on Kim Thuy’s latest book Vi, but I also review some local chocolate by Master Chocolat! Yes, I’m really taking to this chocolate...
Video Review: The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman

Video Review: The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman

After a short hiatus from my booktube reviews, I’m back with a new one: The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman. As I mention in the recording, this is the July pick for my book club (register for the discussion here if you’re interested and live in Calgary!),...
Video Review: Bolt and Keel by Kayleen Vanderree

Video Review: Bolt and Keel by Kayleen Vanderree

So, I don’t normally review ‘coffee table’ books but I made an exception for this one because it’s a picture book of cats on outdoor adventures. Yes, you read that right, cats are in canoes, hiking mountains and perching on paddle boards in the...
Video Review: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

Video Review: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

My Canadian readers won’t be at all surprised to see I’m reviewing Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill because¬†it won the richest literary prize in Canada back in November: the Giller Prize. I’ll be honest though, I had no intention of reading it...
Video Review: Selection Day by Aravind Adiga

Video Review: Selection Day by Aravind Adiga

Everyone seemed very disappointed by the fact that my last video book review didn’t have a cat in it, so I forced Pearl into this one: you’re welcome! Unfortunately I wasn’t a huge fan of the novel I review in this video, although I can see why this...