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...
Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

U.S. politics have been dominating headlines lately , no matter which country you live in. I don’t pay much attention to them, and basically everything I knew about The White House and its protocol is based on things I’ve seen on the t.v. show House of...
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!),...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Runaway Baby Brother by Katy Hudson

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Runaway Baby Brother by Katy Hudson

As I write and post this, I am 39 weeks pregnant with a baby boy: a younger brother to my 3-year-old daughter. I’m well past my ‘nesting’ phase of cooking frozen meals and making sure our diaper stash is stocked- my feet are swollen to hell, so the...