January 2016: Reading Summary

January 2016: Reading Summary

Bought:  Truthwitch by Susan DennardRead: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith Truthwitch by Susan Dennard Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult  January! A fresh start to a new year! After getting no where near my Goodreads goal of 120 books last year, I decided … Continue reading

Review: Truthwitch

Review: Truthwitch

Have you ever read a book and just wanted to crawl inside and live in it? From Hogwarts to Pemberley and Green Gables to The Shire, there are so many amazing literary worlds that I would love to experience and explore first hand! The world of Truthwitch is one of them. Susan Dennard has crafted … Continue reading

Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Most Anticipated Books of 2016

One of the things I love about being a librarian is getting to research all of the amazing books that are set to be published, especially now that I’m soon going to be taking over the YA ordering where I work! With so many amazing titles coming out in 2016, however, it can be a bit overwhelming … Continue reading

Best Books of 2015

Best Books of 2015

I can’t believe that 2015 is almost over! While I didn’t even get close to my Goodreads Challenge Goal of 120 books (I finished at 55), it was still hard narrowing down my list of favourite books to just 10 titles!  Here’s what I read and LOVED this past year! Golden Son by Pierce Brown Golden … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: Christmas Edition

Mini Reviews: Christmas Edition

If you read my Season’s Readings post then you already know how much I LOVE to read Christmas books in December! Here are some of the books I’ve been gobbling up over the holidays this past month! Christmas on Primrose Hill by Karen Swan My friend Kaley has been singing Karen Swan’s praises since I … Continue reading

Review: Dashing Through the Snow (Audio)

Review: Dashing Through the Snow (Audio)

Wow! Talk about a quick read (or in this case, listen)! I only just posted my list of Seasons Readings a few days ago and I’ve already crossed one off from my list! Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber was cute, suspenseful, and down right funny! I was actually sad when the audio book … Continue reading

Seasons Readings!

Seasons Readings!

Now that it’s December 3rd I don’t feel so guilty for having holiday fever! It hit me in mid November this year, which is slightly unusual, but I embraced the Christmas spirit anyways! While everyone else was grumbling about stores putting up decorations early, I was already humming Christmas carols, decking the halls of our … Continue reading

November 2015 Wrap Up

November 2015 Wrap Up

Read Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo The Martian by Andy Weir (audiobook) Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Avelynn by Marissa Campbell The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens Bought 3 A.M. At the Cat’s Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens Received Dangerous Lies by … Continue reading

Book Club Pick: A Thousand Splendid Suns

Book Club Pick: A Thousand Splendid Suns

This past Sunday my friends and I met via Skype for our second official book club meeting! This month’s pick was A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, the same author as The Kite Runner! Its compelling characters and moving story made it easy to see why A Thousand Splendid Suns sold so many copies … Continue reading

Review: Dangerous Lies

Review: Dangerous Lies

Having read and LOVED Becca Fitzpatrick’s last book, Black Ice, I was really excited when Simon & Schuster Canada offered to send me a copy of her new YA thriller, Dangerous Lies. Full of suspense, mystery, and a hint of romance, Dangerous Lies was an entertaining read that kept me on my toes. The story … Continue reading