Revisiting my five-star predictions + more predictions!

Happy Monday, gals and pals! I've now done a couple of posts where I predicted some books I thought would be five-star reads, which you can read here and here, as well as a post revisiting those predictions, which you can read here. It's been a while since those posts, so today I thought I'd go … Continue reading Revisiting my five-star predictions + more predictions!

Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone From Goodreads Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. . Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. … Continue reading Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Added to my TBR and Forgotten Why

Happy Tuesday everyone! It has been literal months since I did a Top Ten Tuesday, which you can learn more about here. But I really liked the topic for this week and thought it was super interesting. Also I pushed this post back a couple of weeks to make way for BLM-related posts, which is … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Added to my TBR and Forgotten Why

Indigenous authors to read for National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Happy Sunday, everyone! And happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! To celebrate, I thought I would highlight some of my favourite Indigenous authors, as well as some Indigenous authors I still have to read. Books I recommend A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott: this is one of the best non-fiction books I've … Continue reading Indigenous authors to read for National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Books that incorporate religion

Happy Friday, friends! Today I'm discussing some books that incorporate religion. I've always found religion and people's relationship to religion really interesting. I've always been interested in how religion shapes people's lives, so it's always particularly interesting when that's an aspect of books. So I thought it could be interesting to discuss some books where … Continue reading Books that incorporate religion

Book review: My Dark Vanessa

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell From Goodreads 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher. 2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful men, a reckoning is coming due. Strane has been accused of sexual … Continue reading Book review: My Dark Vanessa