Review: Milk and Honey

Ruper Kaur has caused a whole lot of buzz in the past few years. Though I’ve read her poems on social media and seen them shared countless times, I only got around to reading Milk And Honey this summer after receiving it as a gift. Summary Milk and Honey is a… Continue Reading Review: Milk and Honey

Review: The Boat People

I received a copy of The Boat People for volunteering at the Giller Light Bash in November. With the topics of immigration and refugees in the news a lot, I figured it would be an ambitious novel and I wasn’t disappointed. Summary Told from multiple perspectives, The Boat People is the story of a… Continue Reading Review: The Boat People

Review: Nostalgia

I picked Nostalgia up not knowing much about it other than that it had been on Canada Reads. Science fiction isn’t really a genre I normally associate with Canadian literature, so I was intrigued. Summary In the indeterminate future, humans have figured out how to live forever … almost. With the… Continue Reading Review: Nostalgia

Review: The Conjoined

I picked The Conjoined up on Kobo a while back because it was on sale and I’d heard a lot of good things about Jen Sookfong Lee. Summer holidays finally came around giving me the chance to read it. Summary Social worker Jessica Campbell is sorting through her deceased mother’s belongings… Continue Reading Review: The Conjoined

Review: Bone and Bread

I heard Saleema Nawaz read a portion of Bone and Bread at The Festival of Literary Diversity. I almost bought the book there because Nawaz was such a good reader. Silly me though, I’d already bought it on Kobo! Summary Beena is grappling with the sudden and strange death of her… Continue Reading Review: Bone and Bread