Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Books About Kindness pt. 2

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Books About Kindness pt. 2

Ok I know what you’re thinking-where’s part one? I wrote a guest blog post for the not-for-profit organization Calgary Reads where I highlighted some new and notable picture books about kindness, and that was my part one. This post is my part two because...
Book Review: Fed Up by Gemma Hartley

Book Review: Fed Up by Gemma Hartley

I find the words ‘fed up’ particularly evocative. This may sound sexist, but I think women are pushed to this point much more than men, simply because we (females) take it upon ourselves to make everyone around us ‘comfortable’, whether we...
Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

When I finished reading the last page of this book I said ‘Awwwww’ out loud. This is a sweet little book, (although not THAT little, because it’s 300 pages long) and one I will recommend to all sorts of readers, young and old. How To Stop Time by...
Book Review: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

I first heard of The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz through my dear friend FictionFan’s blog, she reviewed this book a few months ago and had some complicated feelings about it. When the publisher sent it to me for review, I decided to give it a go, even...
Book Review: The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

Book Review: The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

It’s strange timing that I read this book while pregnant, as The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman describes not one, not two, but three (!) different childbirth experiences. I raced through this book, and everytime I reached one of these scenes, I could...