Title: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night Author: Heather O’Neill Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Publication Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9780374162665 Synopsis from Goodreads: Nineteen years old, free of prospects, and inescapably famous, the twins Nicholas and Nouschka Tremblay are trying to outrun the notoriety of their father, a French-Canadian Serge Gainsbourg with a genius for the absurd and for winding up in prison.Continue reading “Review: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night”
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Top Ten Tuesday Canada Day Edition!
Top Ten Tuesday: Canada Day Edition! Happy Canada Day to all of my fellow Canadian bloggers and readers out there! In celebration of our great nation’s birthday, I’ve decided to make this week’s topic: Top Ten Canadian Authors. It’s time to get patriotic! 10. Jessica Grant – Although not well know, Jessica Grant’s Come ThouContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday Canada Day Edition!”
“Lullabies for Little Criminals” Sings a Sad Song
I finished Heather O’Neill’s “Lullabies for Little Criminals” about fifteen minutes ago and this tragic and beautiful work of prose is one of the best things that I’ve read in a long time. This raw account of a twelve year old girl, trapped in that place between childhood and adulthood, is gut-wrenching and brutally honest.Continue reading ““Lullabies for Little Criminals” Sings a Sad Song”