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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

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

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

Review: An Ember in the Ashes

Review: An Ember in the Ashes

Calling all YA Fantasy fans! An Ember In the Ashes is a book that you are DEFINITELY going to want to get your hands on this summer! In fact, this may just be my favourite YA Fantasy of the year (so far)! The story alternates perspectives between Laia and Elias. Laia is a Scholar, a … Continue reading

Review: My True Love Gave To Me

Review: My True Love Gave To Me

This is the book that I have been dying to read since I first saw it’s gorgeous cover!! My True Love Gave To Me is a compilation of 12 short stories that take place during the holiday season, and feature some of YA’s biggest authors including Rainbow Rowell, Jenny Han, Stephanie Perkins, and Gayle Forman! … Continue reading

Review: Little White Lies

Review: Little White Lies

Craving a New Adult suspense that will keep you reading? Then look no further than Katie Dale’s Little White Lies! The novel focuses on Lou, a student at the University of Sheffield who takes a sudden interest in a mysterious and handsome guy named Christian. From the first moment she meets him, Lou can tell … Continue reading