Have you ever heard of Postcrossing? Or the Letter Writers Alliance (LWA)? About a year ago my hobby of sending postcards to friends across Canada turned into a bit of an obsession. I went digging into the far corners of the internet to discover that good old snail mail is still alive and well. The … Continue reading Review: ‘Death Takes Priority’ by Jean Flowers
Bernadette has gone missing. Using a stream of letters, emails, phone conversations, receipts and other collected bits of evidence, her daughter, Bee, tries to piece together the mystery of what happened.
I am lucky enough to have talented friends who are willing to write guest blogs for me when they feel passionately about a particular book. This guest blog is written by Scotto Williams, the often irreverent and always hilarious man behind scottowilliams.com and @scottowilliams When I first cracked open Blake Crouch’s new novel, Dark Matter, I was expecting something like a … Continue reading Guest Review: ‘Dark Matter’ by Blake Crouch
Has anyone else ever wished that they would someday find a magical doorway that would lead them to a world that was perfectly designed for them? I think reading books like Alice in Wonderland and Chronicles of Narnia have ruined me for the real world. Well now I can add Every Heart a Doorway to … Continue reading Review: ‘Every Heart a Doorway’ by Seanan McGuire
I can't wait to finally finish this adorable middle-grade series because I've been dying to know the secret of the Incorrigible children from the beginning! The Unmapped Sea is the second last book in the series and we are finally learning a bit about the children's past as well as more about Miss Lumley's family. … Continue reading Review: ‘The Unmapped Sea’ by Maryrose Wood
I read this book in 2.5 hours, no stopping, no desire to do anything else. I just sat at my desk, absorbed in the creepy, weird, and beautiful words of Wink Poppy Midnight. I did a Wishlist Wednesday post about this book not long ago, and it stuck with me so much that when I … Continue reading Review: ‘Wink Poppy Midnight’ by April Genevieve Tucholke
I have been meaning to finish this series for ages, but as we all know, I get distracted by shiny new books all the time and have a habit of forgetting the ones I just bought yesterday. Anyway, Rivals in the City by Y.S. Lee has been sitting in my Kobo queue for a long time, and it … Continue reading Review: ‘Rivals in the City’ by Y.S. Lee