Book Review – The Birth House by Ami McKay

"Why would you read a book like that right now?" was Peter's reaction when I told him I'd just finished reading a novel about birth and midwives in the early 20th century. "I'm not sure," I had to admit. "But it wasn't scary." Partly, I think, I read The Birth House (Vintage Canada, 2007) now… Continue reading Book Review – The Birth House by Ami McKay

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What I Read 2014 – A Year in Review

In 2013, I read 32 books. While nothing to sneeze at, I felt the number was kind of low so I resolved to read more books in 2014. I'm pleased to report that I accomplished this goal and, in fact, more than doubled the number of books I read. With great difficulty, I have attempted… Continue reading What I Read 2014 – A Year in Review