Review: Bleaker House

I’ll admit that an ad convinced me to buy Bleaker House. I’ve definitely got a thing for memoirs about people putting themselves through hardship, and this one’s about writing so I had to go for it. Summary Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel. So when the opportunity to travel… Continue Reading Review: Bleaker House

Review: Scarborough

I actually read Scarborough because I ran out of books on my vacation and my mother had picked up a copy after hearing about it on the radio. I borrowed it not knowing what to expect and I was pleasantly surprised. Summary East of Toronto lies Scarborough, a low-income, culturally diverse… Continue Reading Review: Scarborough

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

Review: Lucky in Love

I said I would try a romance in my Book Blogger Meetup post, so here I am. I read Lucky in Love by Kasie West, and to my surprise, I didn’t hate it. Am I growing? Summary Maddie has been working hard her whole life. She doesn’t believe in luck.… Continue Reading Review: Lucky in Love