What I Read – May 2019

Read: Carry Me - Peter Behrens (Anansi, 2016) Boys: What It Means to Become a Man - Rachel Giese (Patrick Crean Editions, 2018) Crow - Amy Spurway (Goose Lane, 2019) Celebration of Discipline - Richard J. Foster (HarperOne, 2018) Chop Suey Nation - Ann Hui (Douglas & McIntyre, 2019) A Prayer Journal - Flannery O'Connor… Continue reading What I Read – May 2019

Book Review: Voice by Adam Pottle

Voice: On Writing with Deafness - Adam Pottle (University of Regina Press, 2019) Sound and hearing is something I rarely think about. And something I almost never think about in relation to the written word. Obviously, this is an example of the privilege I have as a hearing person and something I take for granted.… Continue reading Book Review: Voice by Adam Pottle

Book Review: One Night at the Lake by Bethany Chase

One Night at the Lake - Bethany Chase (Ballantine Books, 2019) I received an Advance Readers Copy of this book. It has a release date of June 18, 2019. All opinions are my own. This book is total fluff but it was easy-to-read fluff and didn't take very much time to finish. One Night at… Continue reading Book Review: One Night at the Lake by Bethany Chase

Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground - Alicia Elliott (Doubleday Canada, 2019) I'm hesitant to write a review of A Mind Spread out on the Ground. Not because I didn't enjoy it - I really did, sneaking sessions of reading throughout my day and after my kids were in bed. Elliott's writing is concise… Continue reading Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

Book Review: Dear Current Occupant by Chelene Knight

Dear Current Occupant - Chelene Knight (Book*hug, 2019) I read this short book in one afternoon after returning home from the library. It brought back a deep and strange nostalgia. The houses I grew up in, the neighbourhoods, the streets. Chelene Knight and I grew up in the 1990s, in east Vancouver, sometimes blocks away… Continue reading Book Review: Dear Current Occupant by Chelene Knight

Book Review: Cookbooks I Like

This is a picture of my kitchen counter on a Saturday morning. Cooking pancakes (one cooling on a plate for Pearl) and planning our meals for the coming week. We do our big grocery shop once a week, usually on Saturday mornings. I cook five or six of those meals. (I'm the one who is… Continue reading Book Review: Cookbooks I Like