Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tracking the Caribou QueenAuthor: Margaret MacphersonPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: October 15, 2022ISBN: 9781774390610 ——- Synopsis:In this challenging memoir about her formative years in Yellowknife in the ’60s and ’70s, author Margaret Macpherson lays bare her own white privilege, her multitude of unexaminedContinue reading “Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson”

Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: There Are Wolves Here TooAuthor: Niall HowellPublisher: Newest PressPublication Date: September 1, 2022ISBN: 9781774390597 Synopsis: It’s 1997, and Robin and his two best friends, Steph and Dylan, are ready to dive into their first summer as teenagers. But when Catherine, a classmate’sContinue reading “Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell”

Book Review: Moose’s Roof by Jennifer Maruno

Title: Moose’s RoofAuthor: Jennifer MarunoIllustrator: Laurel KeatingPublisher: Breakwater BooksPublication Date: March 2017ISBN: 9781771031004 Synopsis: Until he discovered a park pavilion, Moose never knew life beneath a roof. His friends Beaver, Bear and Squirrel, however, all seemed to be roof experts. Moose decides to put his antlers to good use. With his friends’ help, he soonContinue reading “Book Review: Moose’s Roof by Jennifer Maruno”

Book Reivew: The Tales of Dwipa by Prajwala Dixit

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title The Tales of Dwipa Author: Prajwala DixitPublisher: Breakwater BooksPublication Date: April 8, 2022ISBN: 9781550819274 Synopsis:Through a framework of traditional tales, fantastic creatures struggle with issues of marginalization, opening discussion for parents and children in an accessible form. The Tales Of Dwipa isContinue reading “Book Reivew: The Tales of Dwipa by Prajwala Dixit”

Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Throwaway DaughterAuthor: Ting-Xing YePublisher: TundraPublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9781774880340 Synopsis:Throwaway Daughter tells the story of Grace Dong-mei Parker, whose biggest concern is how to distill her adoption from China into the neat blanks of her personal history assignment. Aside from theContinue reading “Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye”

Book Review: Ridgerunner by Gil Adamson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: RidgerunnerAuthor: Gil AdamsonPublisher: House of AnansiPublication Date: May 12, 2022ISBN: 9781487006563 Synopsis from Goodreads:November 1917. William Moreland is in mid-flight. After nearly twenty years, the notorious thief, known as the Ridgerunner, has returned. Moving through the Rocky Mountains and across the borderContinue reading “Book Review: Ridgerunner by Gil Adamson”

Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson

*I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.*Title: An Idea About My Dead Uncle Author: K.R. WilsonPublisher: Guernica EditionsPublication Date: September 1, 2019ISBN: 9781771834513 Synopsis:An Idea About My Dead Uncle is about the identities we choose and the ones that are imposed on us. It is about being on theContinue reading “Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson”

Blog Tour: The Beauty of the Moment

Title: The Beauty of the Moment Author: Tanaz Bhathena Publisher: Penguin Teen Publication Date: February 26, 2019 ISBN: 9780735263741 Synopsis from Goodreads:Susan is the new girl — she’s sharp and driven, and strives to meet her parents’ expectations of excellence. Malcolm is the bad boy — he started raising hell at age fifteen, after hisContinue reading “Blog Tour: The Beauty of the Moment”

Book Review: Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Our Homesick Songs Author: Emma Hooper Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Canada Publication Date: August 7, 2018 ISBN 9780735232723 Synopsis from Goodreads: The Connor family is one of the few still left in their idyllic fishing village, Big Running, Newfoundland; after the fishContinue reading “Book Review: Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper”

Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Vi Author: Kim Thúy Publisher: Random House Canada Publication Date: April 10, 2018 ISBN: 9780735272798 Synopsis from Goodreads: The youngest of four children and the only girl, Vi was given a name that meant “precious, tiny one,” destined to be cosseted andContinue reading “Review: Vi by Kim Thuy”