Review: All It Takes by Sadie Munroe

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Star Collins, a 19-year-old who has been living in the foster care system for the last 10 years, returns to her small hometown after finding out that her mother has passed away. As a hoarder, her mother had chosen her stuff over her daughter, and now Star is tasked with the job to clean out her … [continue]

Review: Weightless by Sarah Bannan

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Carolyn, a gifted student & athlete, moves from New Jersey to Alabama and shakes things up at the cliquey school. As the new girl, everyone is interested in her and she is immediately welcomed into the popular group. That is until a video of her making out with the on again/off again boyfriend of the […]

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Review: Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari

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Comedian Aziz Ansari has been doing stand-up for years and he often has bits in his act that have to do with the modern age of romance. Collaborating with Eric Klinenberg, a professor of sociology at NYU, Ansari takes an investigative look into how people meet each other now versus even as recent as 10-15 years […]

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Review: The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango

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Henry Hayden is a best selling author who seems to have an idyllic life. That is until his wife suddenly dies and his mistress announces her pregnancy. If that wasn’t enough, Henry is at a loss for what to do since only he and his wife knew the truth about the novels – that she […]

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Recap: Wine & Chats with Paula McLain & Elizabeth Hay

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One evening last week, I was invited to join a small reception at Oliver & Bonacini’s on Front Street in Toronto where attendees had the opportunity to chat with authors Paula McLain and Elizabeth Hay. In town to promote their latest books, they sat down to enjoy some drinks & snacks while chatting with us. […]

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Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels (June 2015 edition)

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It’s been quite a few months since my last graphic novels review post but I’ve recently read some fantastic ones in the last month that I’m excited to share with everyone. SuperMutant Magic Academy | The Worrier’s Guide to Life | Batgirl, Vol 1 SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki Originating as an online comic, Tamaki […]

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Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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To get over her crushes, Lara Jean would write love letters to them, seal them and hide them in a hat box rather than ever admitting it to anyone. This worked out fine for Lara Jean all these years until one day she makes the horrifying discovery that the letters somehow got sent out to the […]

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Review: Boo by Neil Smith

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Oliver “Boo” Dalrymple is at his locker minding his own business and trying to recite the periodic table of elements when his life is taken from him. While he’s getting the hang of his new life in heaven, he meets a boy who was also killed during the school shooting. Together, along with some new […]

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Review: The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

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Celeste has an ideal life in Sydney, with her handsome husband and three young daughters. Everything seems perfect until one day she accidentally comes across an envelope addressed to her from her husband, only to be opened in the event of his death. Curiosity gnaws away at Celeste as she debates whether to respect her […]

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Ontario Book Blogger Meet-Up

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Whether you’re a new or long-time book blogger – all are welcome to the Ontario Book Blogger meet-up. It’s a great way to meet the friends you’ve bonded with over a shared love of reading, whether it’s adult fiction, young adult, non-fiction.. anything! There will be some great goodies to give away, prizes to win and an […]

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Review: Pitch Perfect 2

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The highly-anticipated sequel to the 2012 hit movie about collegiate a cappella singing groups hit theatres May 15. The Barden Bellas have a disastrous performance at Lincoln Centre that leaves their future as Barden University’s star singing group in question. Determined to redeem themselves and to fight for their right to continue singing, they enroll in […]

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Review: The Awesome by Eva Darrows

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Maggie isn’t your average 17-year-old. She prefers the comfort of hoodies and boots when she wants to join her mother in monster hunting. Her mother, however, won’t let Maggie get her hunting license until she loses her virginity since virgin blood will make vampires go into a rage. So even though a boyfriend wasn’t high […]

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Book Ride | Books on Bloor

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Do you love cycling? Do you love books? Then join the free Book Ride, this Saturday for a ride through the city! On Saturday, May 30th get your bicycle out and head on over to 3699 Bloor St. West, at the Six Points Interchange where the ride will begin. Along the way, cyclists will stop periodically and […]

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Review: Someone Is Watching by Joy Fielding

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Bailey Carpenter prides herself on her work as an investigator until one horrifying moment when she is assaulted while on a case. Retreating to the safety of her apartment, she gets anxious at the idea of having to leave it for any reason. So when she picks up her binoculars and looks out her window […]

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