Top 10 Tuesday 106

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Hmm this week’s topic might come out quick similar to last week’s “Top 10 New-To-Me Authors” but at least now I can include the books that I read who were written but writers I already knew about beforehand. Though this was really difficult to narrow down to only 10.  I’m also not including the Harry […]

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Top 10 Tuesday 105

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I love the end of the year lists that are all popping up, and Top 10 Tuesday’s December recap and roundup of the year is a great way to look back at all the great books I read this year (and there were a lot of great ones!). Of course, some of the authors on […]

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Recap: Teens Read Spring Preview with Raincoast Books

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A personal first for me, I participated in my first Google Hangout on Saturday for Raincoast Books‘ Spring Preview. Based out of Vancouver, they hosted local bloggers at their office but was also able to set up a way to involve all the other bloggers Canada-wide as well. Amazing. The awesome team consisting of Melissa, […]

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Premiering: The Red Tent – A Two-Night Miniseries Event

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Premiering in Canada this weekend, The Red Tent is a two-night miniseries event based on the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant. The story takes place in the Old Testament and follows Dinah, daughter of Jacob and Leah, as she grows up in the red tent where only the women of her tribe are allowed to gather […]

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Review: Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

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When Lottie is convinced that her boyfriend is going to propose during a special lunch, she is floored when it doesn’t turn out to be the case. Convinced that they aren’t meant to be, they part ways while he flies across the ocean for business and she is left to get over their relationship at […]

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Review: Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking) by Christian Rudder

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Rudder, one of the cofounders of the dating site OkCupid, has gathered his research and findings of online data trends and put them together in this book. From analyzing what Facebook ‘likes’ can mean, to what people say online versus what they really think via their actions. Dataclysm is an inside look into the trends […]

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Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

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Cameron Post feels guilty when she finds out her parents just died in a car crash. Not because she thinks she caused it but because she’s relieved they’ll never find out she was kissing her childhood friend Irene earlier. Now under the care of her aunt and grandmother, Cameron must keep hidden her feelings towards […]

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Bookish Online Black Friday Sales!

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I wasn’t initially planning on making a post about it, but throughout the day, I’ve seen some great sales on so many things from clothing to electronics – but not as much about books. So here’s a few of the highlights of good deals that I’ve found! Kobo Kobo has got some fantastic prices on a […]

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Recap: Meeting Evangeline Lilly & The Squickerwonkers

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With my blog name being a big indication of how much I love the show Lost, how could I not seize the opportunity to meet Evangeline Lilly when she was in Toronto last week to promote her debut children’s book The Squickerwonkers. Heading there after work and thinking the line would be around the store […]

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Top 10 Tuesday 104

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I say that every season when Top 10 Tuesday does these “Top 10 Books on My ___ TBR List”, I always feel like I get overly ambitious but the last Fall TBR list, I actually fared pretty well.. maybe my best ever… I actually got around to reading 6.5 out of 10! I’m actually a little […]

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Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels (November 2014 edition)

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It’s been a couple months since I last did a graphic novel mini reviews edition. Here are some of the ones I’ve read in the last few months! American Born Chinese | This One Summer | In Real Life American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang A boy, Jin Wang, moves to a new neighbourhood […]

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Recap: The 1st Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair

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While the first day of events for the Inspire Book Fair was on the Thursday evening’s kick-off party, there was no information about the event at the time of my ticket purchasing, so I didn’t attend. (I guess I could have added onto my The Good, The Bad & The Ugly post to have all […]

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Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair 2014

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The first inaugural Inspire Book Fair has now come to a close, and I’m trying to think back and put into words how to sum up the past weekend. Before I get into the recap of the actual 3 days I attended in an upcoming post later this week, I wanted to share some general […]

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Recap: Toronto Book Shop Tour

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With the Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair taking place the weekend of November 13-16, the event has welcomed bloggers from all over Canada, the U.S. and even Europe. Thanks to the team at Tourism Toronto who organized a guided tour of independent Toronto book shops on Friday morning,  Ardo, Chandra, Wendy & I were thrilled to join the group that […]

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