January Wrap-up

I feel like the first month of the year just flew by! But 2019 has been pretty good so far, so hopefully we keep up this energy for the rest of the year! Books Read The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: 4 stars Women Talking by Mirian Toews: 3 stars … Continue reading January Wrap-up

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Top Ten Tuesday January 29: Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

Happy Tuesday everyone!! It has been a minute and a half since I did a Top Ten Tuesday, which you can learn more about here! Today the topic is Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List, which is such a fun topic! Night Film by Marisha Pessl I was watching some booktube the other day (which I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday January 29: Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

Recommendations for… my favourite books

Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today I'm doing recommendations of my favourite books. These are books that I think everyone needs to read. AKA me gushing about my favourite books for 300 words and trying … Continue reading Recommendations for… my favourite books

Book review: The Translation of Love

The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake From Goodreads Thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura is released from a Canadian internment camp in 1946, still grieving the recent death of her mother, and repatriated to Japan with her embittered father. They arrive in a devastated Tokyo occupied by the Americans under the command of General Douglas MacArthur. Aya's … Continue reading Book review: The Translation of Love

Top Ten Tuesday January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

Happy Tuesday everyone!! It has been a minute and a half since I did a Top Ten Tuesday, which you can learn more about here! Today the topic is New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018. I think almost every author I read in 2018 was new, and I found some new favourites honestly. Celeste Ng: I read … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

Recommendations for… diverse historical fiction

Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today I'm doing recommendations for diverse historical fiction. There has been some discussion in the twitter book community about diversity in historical fiction lately, and I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading Recommendations for… diverse historical fiction