What I Read – February 2020

Read: The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant - Michel Tremblay (Talonbooks, 2008) The No-Cry Sleep Solution - Elizabeth Pantley (McGraw-Hill, 2020) Bleak House - Charles Dickens (W.W. Norton & Company, 1977) The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick (Mariner Books, 2011) The Man Who Saw Everything - Deborah Levy (Hamish Hamilton,… Continue reading What I Read – February 2020

Book Review: Last Impressions by Joseph Kertes

Last Impressions - Joseph Kertes (Viking Canada, 2020) I received an Advance Readers' Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. My overall impression of Last Impressions (see what I did there?) is that this is a story that has been told before. And so I found myself thinking about why we tell stories,… Continue reading Book Review: Last Impressions by Joseph Kertes

What I Read – October 2019

Read: Risen Motherhood - Emily Jensen & Laura Wifler (Harvest House Publishers, 2019) The Innocents - Michael Crummey (Doubleday Canada, 2019) Here I Am! - Pauline Holdstock (Biblioasis, 2019) Every Little Scrap and Wonder - Carla Funk (Greystone Books, 2019) The Blythes are Quoted - L.M. Montgomery (Viking Canada, 2009) Frankly in Love - David… Continue reading What I Read – October 2019

Book Review: The Blythes are Quoted by L.M. Montgomery

The Blythes are Quoted - L.M. Montgomery (Viking Books, 2009) As a kid, I loved L.M. Montgomery's books. They were cozy and sweet and always had a happy ending. I read and re-read each one; I owned most of Montgomery's books and got the others from the library. I read the series and the novels… Continue reading Book Review: The Blythes are Quoted by L.M. Montgomery

Book Review: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Reading a book that you end up not enjoying is disappointing enough but it feels extra disappointing when you're able to see the possibilities of how good that book could have been. The God of Small Things was that kind of read for me. The story follows twin brother and sister, Estha and Rahel, and… Continue reading Book Review: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

What I Read – February 2016

Music for Wartime - Rebecca Makkai (Viking, 2015) The Givenness of Things - Marilynne Robinson (HarperCollins, 2015) (Truth be told, I only read half of this before I had to return it to the library. But I really enjoyed what I read and I hope to borrow it again.) When panic on one side is… Continue reading What I Read – February 2016