What I Read – 2019

Over the month of December I shared some of favourite reads of 2019 in my Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards, so feel free to glance back over those posts if you're curious about what I enjoyed reading this year. This post will focus on my overall reading statistics and at the end I'll share a… Continue reading What I Read – 2019

Best Non-Fiction

If you follow along here, you might notice that most of my reading is fictional. That said, 2019 has seen me reading more non-fiction than I ever have before. In fact, looking at the numbers, I've almost doubled the amount of non-fiction compared to 2018. Part of this is because of my Writers' Fest Challenge,… Continue reading Best Non-Fiction

Book Review: Here I Am! by Pauline Holdstock

Here I Am! - Pauline Holdstock (Biblioasis, 2019) I received an Advance Reader's Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I didn't initially plan on reading Pauline Holdstock's latest novel because, hey, I've The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and I felt like I'd heard this story before. Quirky, child… Continue reading Book Review: Here I Am! by Pauline Holdstock

Book Review: As Many Nows as I Can Get by Shana Youngdahl

As Many Nows as I Can Get - Shana Youngdahl (Dial Books, 2019) I received an Advance Reading Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. In my last young adult book review I wrote, "I do believe that a great book transcends its target audience and can be enjoyed regardless of age" and… Continue reading Book Review: As Many Nows as I Can Get by Shana Youngdahl