Book Review: Clifford by Harold R. Johnson

Book Review: Clifford by Harold R. Johnson

Clifford by Harold R. Johnson has sat on my bookshelf for far too long. It wasn’t until I saw Johnson speak at Wordfest this past fall that I realized what I was missing out on, so I finally picked it up and gave it a go. At only 260 pages of very large font, I...
Book Review: Tiny Lights for Travellers by Naomi K. Lewis

Book Review: Tiny Lights for Travellers by Naomi K. Lewis

I realize that the word ‘brave’ is overused when describing memoirs, but simply writing an honest account of one’s life IS an act of bravery these day when a huge chunk of the population are hesitant to post a single unflattering picture of...
Book Review: From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

Book Review: From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

You know how people joke they are addicted to something? I regularly claim I’m addicted to chocolate, and those of you who know me well know this is a fairly accurate statement. I almost always have it in the house, and when I go a full day without having any of...
Book Review: Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs

Book Review: Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs

I think I may have found myself a new favourite author, probably because the brilliance of his writing reminds me so much of my original favourite author, David Sedaris. Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs is a memoir about being a witch, i.e. having special...
Book Review: High School by Tegan & Sara

Book Review: High School by Tegan & Sara

I was first introduced to the music of Tegan and Sara by an old (and short-lived) boyfriend from my university days. He loved them, and their hit song “Walking with a Ghost” was one I immediately added into my playlist. I still have a few of their songs on...