Tag Archives: CanLit

#AliasGrace2016 – Playing the Part

  To learn more about this read-along, please read the master post. * MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS My apologies for not being able to keep up with my own read-along! Every … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 7 Comments

Roughing It in the Bush by Susanna Moodie (1852)

Roughing It in the Bush is a blend of memoir and novelization of what it was like to settle in the wilds of Upper Canada during the 1830s. Susanna Moodie … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 6 Comments

Mini-Reviews – Everything, Everything / The Breadwinner / Girl Waits with Gun

Read my book mini-reviews of Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon; The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis; and, Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

November 6, 2015 · 14 Comments

Captive by Claudine Dumont

Hello friends! Hope you are all reading really good books. I’ve been enjoying a hot, steamy summer in my part of the world and haven’t felt very motivated to write … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

Book Bloggers International – Ten Canadian Classics to Grab When You’re Oot and Aboot, Eh

Hi friends! May is Canadian Blogger Month at Book Bloggers International. I was invited to write a guest post on Canadian classic books, so please check out my list and … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper

A lot of hype was surrounding this book and, of course, I completely fell for it. * CONTAINS SPOILERS THE BOOK Published this year, Emma and Otto and Russell and … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 5 Comments

Caught by Lisa Moore

THE BOOK Caught is the second novel by Canadian writer, Lisa Moore. The book was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013. Last year, the CBC announced Caught would … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 6 Comments

All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

When All My Puny Sorrows debuted last year, I shied away from the book because I assumed it would be sad. Lucky for me, my friend lent me her copy … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 10 Comments

Between Gods by Alison Pick

THE STORY When Alison Pick was a teenager, she discovered that her father’s side of the family from the Czech Republic were Jewish and hid their religion when they moved … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · 6 Comments

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