Review: Annabel by Kathleen Winter

Title: Annabel Author: Kathleen Winter Publisher: House of Anansi Press Publication Date: 2010 ISBN: 9780887842368 Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1968, into the devastating, spare atmosphere of the remote coastal town of Labrador, Canada, a child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor fully girl, but both at once. Only threeContinue reading “Review: Annabel by Kathleen Winter”

Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

*I received my copy of Glory O’Brien on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. * Title: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future Author: A. S. King Publisher: Little, Brown Books Date Published: October 2014 ISBN: 9780316222723 Synopsis from Goodreads: Graduating from high school is a time of limitless possibilities–but not for Glory, who has no planContinue reading “Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future”

Review of “The Forsaken” by Lisa M. Strasse

Title: The Forsaken Author: Lisa M. Strasse Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR Published: 2012 ISBN: 9778-1-4424-3265-9 This book has an absolutely stunning cover. It’s because of this cover that I picked up this book and purchased it in the first place. The story itself was very reminiscent of the Divergent series for me. The worldContinue reading “Review of “The Forsaken” by Lisa M. Strasse”

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

  Title: The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Publisher: HarperOne Publication Date: 1993 (English Version) ISBN: 978-0-06-250217-9 Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is a story of self-discovery and personal destiny. An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago embarks on a journey of living out his dreams of finding treasure in Egypt instead of settling for the simple, easy, andContinue reading “The Alchemist by Paul Coelho”

Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day

Craig Thompson’s “Blankets” is one of the best books I’ve picked up in a long time. Thompson’s black and white images are beautiful in their clarity and detail. I love the lack of any colour in the images. I feel as though colour would have taken away from the telling of Thompson’s story. Coloured inkContinue reading “Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day”