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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Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

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From getting her start on the improv stage to landing a 10-year stint at SNL, Amy Poehler has continued to flourish and grow in her comedic career. Not only has she starred in the hit NBC show Parks & Recreation, her and Tina Fey blew the roof off with their Golden Globe hosting. In Yes, […]

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Review: Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

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Lena Dunham, star and creator of the HBO TV show Girls, writes about the experiences she’s had that have in some way shaped who she is today. She candidly talks about everything from her past jobs to all the often-awkward sexual encounters. I admit, I’ve only seen the first season of Girls, and thought it […]

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Brunch Book Club: October Wrap-Up!

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We had quite a large group turn out for Brunch Book Club this month, with the majority of us having just left Megan Crewe’s book launch for Earth & Sky and ventured around the neighbourhood for somewhere we could have a 4pm “brunner” (brunch/dinner). Finding a small restaurant that was still open – and even serving […]

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Recap: Amy Poehler in Toronto

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The moment that Harper Collins announced that Amy Poehler was going to be in Toronto to sign her new book, Yes Please, I knew I had to figure out a way to get my hands on a wristband. Thank goodness that Indigo decided to open their store early, at 8am, to give out wristbands before […]

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