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Best Books of 2016

Best Books of 2016

It’s that time of the year! Time to look back and reminisce on all of the fantastic books I’ve read in the past 365 days! I’ve decided to break things down into three categories this year: Fiction, Audiobooks, and Graphic Novels. Narrowing it down to 5 books or less in each category was a bit … Continue reading

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: 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

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

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

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

October 2015 Wrap-Up

October 2015 Wrap-Up

Books Bought: None! I was a good girl this month 🙂 Books Received: The Lake House by Kate Morton (Simon & Schuster Canada) The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch by Daniel Kraus (Simon & Schuster Canada) Avelynn by Marissa Campbell (Raincoast Books) Books Read: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (audiobook) Bird Box by Josh Malerman Ghostly … Continue reading