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...
Book Review: Our Little Secret by Roz Nay

Book Review: Our Little Secret by Roz Nay

I’ve got to say, Simon and Schuster Canada have been providing me with some amazing thrillers lately.  I don’t know what it is about their acquisitions, but I’ve really enjoyed the books they’ve been sending me. Our Little Secret comes from...
Radio Segment: Palate Cleansers Pt. II

Radio Segment: Palate Cleansers Pt. II

I’m not so great at posting my on-air book reviews, which is why this segment is ‘part two’ of something you probably haven’t heard (sorry). Once a month I mosey on over to the CBC studios here in Calgary to record a few book reviews, and this...
Book Review: Calypso by David Sedaris

Book Review: Calypso by David Sedaris

A few weeks ago on twitter I made a bold declaration in relation to Calypso by David Sedaris, his latest book of stories. About halfway through the book, I remembered that I absolutely adore Sedaris’s writing, and I can officially declare him my favourite...