Book Review, Guest Reviewer

Father’s Day Guest Reviewer: My Dad

My dad was the one who read Harry Potter to me and my sister when we kids, but not long after that I was the one pushing books at him. For this father's day, I thought I would get his thoughts on some of the books we've both read. So here are my dad's reviews… Continue reading Father’s Day Guest Reviewer: My Dad

Top Ten Tuesday, Weekly Features

My Favourite Fathers and Father Figures in Literature

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is a Father's Day freebie, so I chose to discuss my favourite literary fathers and father figures. 1. Arthur Weasley Good old Mr. Weasley. He's a great dad to all his kids, works his butt off to pay… Continue reading My Favourite Fathers and Father Figures in Literature

Discussion, Talk to Me

Talk to Me: What Keeps You Interested?

I think I'm in a bit of a book slump, at the moment. I've been reading American Gods for a while and it's just not working out. I love Neil Gaiman to bits, but this one just hasn't grabbed me yet and I'm a hundred pages in. The plot is interesting and mysterious, the fantasy… Continue reading Talk to Me: What Keeps You Interested?

Bookish Spotlight

Toronto Bookstore Spotlight: The Monkey’s Paw

Wednesday, one of the book squad (Steph) decided to surprise me by telling me that I had to meet her at the closest subway station after work, we had to leave before 6pm, and that I had to bring a toonie (which, for any non-Canadians, is a $2 coin). She was very mysterious about it all,… Continue reading Toronto Bookstore Spotlight: The Monkey’s Paw

Comic books, Movie Review

Wonder Woman (spoiler-free!)

So I likely won't be writing things like this very often, but I saw Wonder Woman last night, and let me tell you something: I won't stop thinking about it anytime soon. First things first: I am a comic book nerd, but I don't subscribe to the Marvel/DC divide. I don't even believe it exists with most… Continue reading Wonder Woman (spoiler-free!)

Top Ten Tuesday, Weekly Features

Most Anticipated Books of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I used to write these posts on my old blog, and they were so much fun, I figured why not start them again? So here is my Top Ten Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2017: 1. June 6th: Once… Continue reading Most Anticipated Books of 2017

Book Review

ARC Review: Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh

Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Date: May 16, 2017 Genre: Fantasy Format: Paperback ARC | goodreads | indigo | amazon |    The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to… Continue reading ARC Review: Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh