Posted in December 2013

Best Adult Fiction of 2013

Best Adult Fiction of 2013

I don’t know about you, but 2013 was an AMAZING year for reading for me! I fell in love with so many books that it was nearly impossible to narrow my list of favourites down to just ten titles. In order to share with you as many awesome books as possible, I’ve decided to separate … Continue reading

Tea Time: Santa’s Secret

Tea Time: Santa’s Secret

Tea: Santa’s Secret (David’s Tea) This peppermint tea is from David’s Tea’s Christmas collection! A blend of Chinese black tea, peppermint leaves, candy cane sprinkles, and added flavouring, Santa’s Secret is sweet and minty (obviously). Based on all the excited buzz I’ve heard surrounding this tea (it has some hard core fans apparently), I had … Continue reading

Book Review: Me Before You

Book Review: Me Before You

Wow. Just WOW. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is an awe-inspiring work of adult fiction that will leave you feeling speechless. I’ve been feeling so speechless, in fact, that I have been putting off writing this review for weeks now! Thought-provoking, sweet, charming, and very emotional, Me Before You caught me under its spell … Continue reading

Tea Time: White Chocolate Peppermint!!

Tea Time: White Chocolate Peppermint!!

Tea: White Chocolate Peppermint (Teavana) Finally! A tea from Teavana that I actually love!! Containing white chocolate, cocoa, and candy cane pieces, the smell of this tea alone is delicious! Steeped, this Rooibos blend is nice and light with just the right amount of peppermint flavouring. The fact that it’s caffeine free makes it even … Continue reading

Book Review: The Song of Achilles

Book Review: The Song of Achilles

“Will you come with me?” he asked. The never-ending ache of love and sorrow. Perhaps in some other life I could have refused, could have torn my hair and screamed, and made him face his choice alone. But not in this one. He would sail to Troy and I would follow, even into death. “Yes,” … Continue reading

Ten Second Reviews

Ten Second Reviews

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein This is the book that everyone has been telling me to read for over 2 years now, and I finally did! Told from the perspective of a charming dog named Enzo, The Art of Racing in the Rain traces Enzo’s life with his master Denny … Continue reading