Posted in April 2013

Tea Time: Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour

Tea Time: Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour

Tea: Copabanana (David’s Tea) I recieved a free sample of Copabanana with an order of tea that I placed about a month ago. Being a lover of both Banana and Coconut, I was really looking forward to trying this one. Sadly, Copabanana was a bit of a disappointment. While the hints of banana were certainly there, … Continue reading

My Favourite Poems

My Favourite Poems

As Poetry Month winds down to an end, I thought that I would take a moment to share some of my favourite poems. Unfortunately, my list of favourites is so long that it would probably take an entire month to post them all! So, instead I’ve decided to post my current top three picks. They … Continue reading

Book Review: Wedding Night

Book Review: Wedding Night

If there is one thing I look forward to every year, it is a new book from Sophie Kinsella. So when a copy of Wedding Night appeared at my door courtesy of Random House Canada, you can imagine the 10 minute happy dance and squealing that ensued. Funny, cute, and filled with crazy situations, Wedding … Continue reading

Book Review: Perdita

Book Review: Perdita

Nature. Myth. History. Love. Gothic undertones. All of my favourite story elements wrapped up in one book?! It’s almost as if Perdita was written for me! The story opens with Garth Hellyer, a professor who does work for the Longevity Project by interviewing some of the oldest living people on the planet. Unfortunately, nothing has … Continue reading

Author Interview: Hilary Scharper

Author Interview: Hilary Scharper

After reading and loving Hilary Scharper’s upcoming novel, Perdita, I was thrilled at the chance to interview her as part of the Perdita blog tour! Taking place in the lush setting of the Bruce Peninsula, Perdita follows Garth Hellyer, a professor who finds himself devouring the journals of a 134 year old woman named Marged … Continue reading

Ten Second Reviews

Ten Second Reviews

Over the past few weeks I’ve read ALOT of really great books! I wish I could write full length reviews for each of these novels, but alas, time is just not on my side! So, here is another round of ten second reviews! Ready…..Set…..Go! Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters Amelia Peabody, a lover … Continue reading

Tea Time: Wedding Night

Tea Time: Wedding Night

Tea: Alpine Punch (David’s Tea)  This Rooibos tea has become my boyfriend’s favourite! Every time he comes over to my house he asks for a cup! A delicious blend of apples, coconut, cinnamon, and ginger, Alpine Punch is simply to die for! According to my boyfriend it tastes like Christmas in a cup! I’m not … Continue reading

Book Review: Life After Life

Book Review: Life After Life

“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?” Ursula Todd is born in the middle of a snowstorm in 1910, and dies before she manages to take her first breath. Unlike most people, however, Ursula is reborn on the same day, … Continue reading

Book Review: Clockwork Princess

Book Review: Clockwork Princess

HOLY HELL. Cassandra Clare is a flipping genius! It’s been about 4 days since I finished reading Clockwork Princess and I’m still in complete shock. Writing a review that will express all of the thoughts swirling around in my brain without giving the plot away is going to be difficult. But for the sake of my fellow … Continue reading