The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Published by Katherine Tegen Books Date: June 27, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Hardcover Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father… Continue reading Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
Every once in a while, a new person will ask me if I like Harry Potter. I always respond with “I love Harry Potter.” But what I really want to say is this: I don’t like Harry Potter; I don’t even love Harry Potter. I live and breathe Harry Potter. Perhaps it’s a little melodramatic of me,… Continue reading The Boy Who Lived
Happy Tuesday, all. It is Monday night as I type this, and I have a 2000 word essay to write, and yet I am crafting this post because it is more fun and I am a master procrastinator. Anyways, TTT is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week's theme is… Continue reading Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning to Start
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 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
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?
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