Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Madeline Whittier has a rare disease where she’s allergic to the world. Being housebound, home-schooled and with only her mother and a nurse for companionship, Madeline becomes intrigued when a new family moves in next door. The son, a tall boy who loves climbing up onto his roof, catches her eye and her thoughts become consumed with […]

Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is on a Mars mission with his crew when they encounter a disastrous storm. Everyone evacuates thinking Mark is dead, only to have him not only survive but have no way of telling anyone that he’s still alive. Finding himself stranded, Mark documents his day-to-day while trying to survive long enough to establish contact […]

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels (September 2015 edition)

September means back to school for many and, unintentionally, this month’s graphic novels review features a lot of stories set in schools! I hadn’t even realized the tying theme until I started writing the reviews. So while you’re taking a break from homework, check out some of these fun reads – something for all ages! […]

Review: The Incarnations by Susan Barker

Wang Jun is a taxi driver in China who suddenly discovers that mysterious letters are being left in his cab. Letters that detail his past lives with the unknown author, centuries of history together as soulmates. With each letter, Wang becomes increasingly wary that someone is watching him and his family. The premise for The […]

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels (June 2015 edition)

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 […]

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

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 […]

Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon Spier is a closeted gay 16 year old boy in high school who has struck up an increasingly flirty email correspondence with another boy, nicknamed Blue. When one of the emails falls into the wrong hands, Simon finds himself being blackmailed for fear of his secret getting out. He must navigate the growing complexities of his […]

Review: Exquisite Corpse by Pénélope Bagieu

Zoe is tired of her seemingly never-ending life of a dead end job and a dead beat boyfriend. While sitting alone in the park having lunch one day, she stumbles into the life of world-famous author Thomas Rocher. Not knowing who he is, she has no idea about the big secret and scandal that is […]

Guest Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

I’m thrilled to welcome Meaghan from Feeling a Little Bookish today to Paris Month. Hailing from Ottawa, Meaghan is part of the Ottawa bloggettes and her, along with the great group of gals there, are staples to our big Toronto gatherings. I was so excited she wanted to review the newly released book by Kristin […]

Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Noah and his thirteen year old twin sister Jude, could not be more close and yet more different. Jude is vivacious, popular and athletic while Noah is bullied, loves art and is in love with the new boy down the street. This time in their lives is his story to tell. Cut to three years […]

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

A 1970’s mixed-race family is pulled apart when their middle, and favourite, child Lydia is found dead at the bottom of the lake. The older brother suspects the boy Lydia’s been secretly hanging out with down the street while the parents are torn between thinking she was murdered or she committed suicide. The youngest daughter, […]

Review: Blood of My Blood (Jasper Dent, #3) by Barry Lyga

The conclusion to Lyga’s Jasper Dent trilogy, Blood of My Blood picks up where Game left off. Jasper, his girlfriend Connie and best friend Howie have been separated and are all in grave danger. As the police race to hunt down Billy, Jasper struggles with what he must do to put an end to everything. […]

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels (November 2014 edition)

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 […]

Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

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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