My Summer Graphic Novel Binge!

My Summer Graphic Novel Binge!

After finding it difficult to sit and concentrate on novels early on in the summer (I blame the heat), I decided to dedicate July and August to catching up on all of the Graphic Novels I’ve been wanting to read, but haven’t had a chance to get to yet. It was refreshing to read something … Continue reading

Review: Vinegar Girl

Review: Vinegar Girl

The retelling of classic stories can go one of two ways: They are either stunningly brilliant and able to stand on their own two feet (aka the marvelous Song of Achilles), or they can go horribly wrong and leave you cringing in distaste (I’m looking at you Pride and Prejudice and Zombies). Luckily, Vinegar Girl landed … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: May 2016

Mini Reviews: May 2016

May has been a whirlwind month! I’ve been busy prepping summer programs for work, travelling home almost every weekend for various events with family and friends, and prepping for my vacation (which I’m leaving for today)! Amidst all this craziness I’ve somehow managed to read….ALOT! Which is fantastic! Unfortunately, due to my busy schedule, I … Continue reading

Review: The Glittering Court

Review: The Glittering Court

When I picked up The Glittering Court, I was in the mood for fancy balls, dashing gentlemen, and a lively romance to sweep me off my feet! And the first half of the book certainly delivered! The story focuses on Adelaide, an Osfridian Countess, who is trapped in an arranged marriage to her deplorable second … Continue reading

Reading Slumps and Spring Fever

Reading Slumps and Spring Fever

It happens to all of us…I’ve spent the past three weeks in a reading slump! March is almost over and I’ve only managed to finish reading one book. ONE! I can’t even focus on my audiobook when I’m driving to work! I think most of this stems from the crazy stress that descends upon librarians leading … Continue reading

Event Recap: Pierce Brown Signing

Event Recap: Pierce Brown Signing

Back in 2014, after finishing Red Rising and falling head over heels in love with it, I desperately checked Pierce Brown’s website to see if his upcoming book tour would include a stop in Toronto. Sadly, at the time, it did not, and though I was slightly heartbroken, I held out hope that he would … Continue reading

Review: Morning Star (Spoiler Free)

Review: Morning Star (Spoiler Free)

“If this is the end, I will rage toward it.” Seriously people! If I’ve said it once I’ll say it a million times, READ RED RISING! There’s never been a better time! With the publication of Morning Star last week, you can now binge read through all three books one after another (and trust me, you will … Continue reading

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