Author Talk and Reading: Emma Donoghue

Earlier this year, I attended an event with Emma Donoghue with the launch of her new book, Akin. I wrote about it on the Ottawa Writers Festival. To read my full review, click this link and you’ll be redirected to my post on the OWF blog. I wanted to share a few pictures with youContinue reading “Author Talk and Reading: Emma Donoghue”

Author Q&A and Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: American Panda Author: Gloria Chao Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: February 6, 2018 Synopsis from Goodreads: At seventeen, Mei should be in high school, but skipping fourth grade was part of her parents’ master plan. Now a freshman at MIT, sheContinue reading “Author Q&A and Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao”

Author Interview: Rebel Miller

 Thank you to Rebel for the review copy of her new novel, Awakening. Rebel took the time to answer a few questions for me about her book. See what she had to say below. Review to come soon! What was your inspiration for writing Awakening? I always knew I wanted to write a novel, but didn’tContinue reading “Author Interview: Rebel Miller”

Author Interview: Amanda Reilly

I was at Word on the Street in Toronto a few week’s back. It was my first time there and it was more than I could have ever imagined. I met lots of great people in the publishing biz and I met quite a few fantastic writers. One of the coolest parts of the dayContinue reading “Author Interview: Amanda Reilly”

Review: The Quick by Lauren Owen

Title: The Quick Author: Lauren Owen Publisher: RandomHouse Publication Date: June 17, 2014 ISBN: 9780812993271 Rating: 3/5 Synopsis from Goodreads: London, 1892: James Norbury, a shy would-be poet newly down from Oxford, finds lodging with a charming young aristocrat. Through this new friendship, he is introduced to the drawing-rooms of high society, and finds loveContinue reading “Review: The Quick by Lauren Owen”

Meeting Marissa Meyer!

So I did something last night that I’ve never done before. I went to my first author Q&A and book signing! I know, book crazy girl like me, I should be going to these events all the time. After last night, I don’t know why I haven’t been going to author events for years. IContinue reading “Meeting Marissa Meyer!”

“The Box” by Gunter Grass

“The Box: Tales from the Darkroom” Gunter Grass Date of publication: 2010 ISBN: 978-0-547-24503-4 Said to be a fictionalized memoir, Gunter Grass’ “The Box” was certainly unlike anything I’ve read before (at least recently). I picked up this novel on a whim from the “last copies in store” shelf at the local bookstore. The paleContinue reading ““The Box” by Gunter Grass”