Posted in November 2012

Graphic Novel Review: Anya’s Ghost

Graphic Novel Review: Anya’s Ghost

A few weeks ago I was given the task of purchasing brand new books to be added to the school library where I am currently working. Of course, due to the popularity of graphic novels with my students, I made it a priority to scope out some new and fantastic titles to add to the … Continue reading

Book Review: Arranged

Book Review: Arranged

On the train ride home from the Blog Ontario meet up, Kaley from Books Ect. recommended that I check out Catherine McKenzie’s latest novel, Arranged. As Kaley, a chick lit expert, started describing the book to me, my ears immediately perked up. She told me all about how the story is focused on Anne Blythe, … Continue reading

iTunes Splurge!

iTunes Splurge!

When it comes to music I usually go through spurts where I download about 30 songs in one day and then listen to the same music for the next month and a half. While procrastinating on my homework this weekend, I decided it was time to go on yet another iTunes splurge! Here are some … Continue reading

Book Review: Throne of Glass

Book Review: Throne of Glass

After serving a year of hard labour in the mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year old assassin Celaena is summoned to appear before the crown prince. Prince Dorian offers Celaena her freedom, on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition thrown by his father to find the king’s new royal … Continue reading

Graphic Novel Review: Binky the Space Cat

Graphic Novel Review: Binky the Space Cat

One word to describe this graphic novel by fellow Canadian Ashley Spires: ADORABLE! I’ve been a fan of Ashley Spires’ work since I first read her picture book, Small Saul, last year for the Blue Spruce Awards. Her beautiful illustrations and quirky story line had me smiling like an idiot, and I bought a copy for … Continue reading

Book Review: Sutton

Book Review: Sutton

J.R. Moehringer what have you done to me! Despite having finished reading Moehringer’s latest novel over two weeks ago, Sutton is still haunting me today! While I had expected good things from the novel after having it recommended to me by friends, I didn’t expect a story about a bank robber to play with my … Continue reading

Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up Recap!

Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up Recap!

After months of eager anticipation, I finally had the chance to travel to Toronto yesterday afternoon to meet up with some of my fellow book bloggers for the 2nd Annual Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up! The event is basically a chance for bloggers from across Ontario to get together for lunch, meet some favourite authors, … Continue reading

Kid Picks: Conspiracy 365 Series

Kid Picks: Conspiracy 365 Series

Since I started working in a school library just over a month ago, the one thing I’ve noticed in my daily interaction with the students is that they know what they like when it comes to books! While I wasn’t shocked or surprised to find series like The Hunger Games and Goosebumps flying off the … Continue reading