Book review: Impossible Music by Sean Williams

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Impossible Music Author: Sean Williams Publisher: Clarion Publication Date: July 2, 2019 ISBN: 9780544816206 Synopsis from Goodreads:Music is Simon’s life—which is why he is devastated when a stroke destroys his hearing. He resists attempts to help him adjust to his newContinue reading “Book review: Impossible Music by Sean Williams”

Blog Tour: In the Key of Nira Ghani GIVEAWAY!

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: In the Key of Nira Ghani Author: Natasha Deen Publisher: Running Press Kids Publication Date: April 9, 2019 ISBN: 9780762465477 Synopsis from Goodreads:Nira Ghani has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have big plans for her toContinue reading “Blog Tour: In the Key of Nira Ghani GIVEAWAY!”

Book Review: When I Was Summer by J.B. Howard

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: When I Was Summer Author: J.B. Howard Publisher: Viking Publication Date: April 30, 2019 ISBN: 9780451480200 Synopsis from Goodreads:Sixteen-year-old Nora Wakelin has always felt like an outsider in her own family. Her parents and older sister love her, but they don’tContinue reading “Book Review: When I Was Summer by J.B. Howard”

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: To Me You Seem Giant by Greg Rhyno

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: To Me You Seem Giant Author: Greg Rhyno Publisher: NeWest Press Publication Date: September 1, 2017 ISBN: 9781988732008 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s 1994 and Pete Curtis is pretty much done with Thunder Bay, Ontario. He’s graduating high school and playing drums inContinue reading “Review: To Me You Seem Giant by Greg Rhyno”

Review: Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

Title: Us Conductors Author: Sean Michaels Publisher: Random House of Canada Publication Date: January 1, 2015 ISBN: 9780345815767 Synopsis from Goodreads: In a ship steaming its way from Manhattan back to Leningrad, Lev Termen writes a letter to his “one true love”, Clara Rockmore, telling her the story of his life. Imprisoned in his cabin, heContinue reading “Review: Us Conductors by Sean Michaels”

Music Review: The Census

I’m going to try something a little bit different here for once, so bear with me. This EP just rolled across my desk and after giving it a listen (I’m always looking for a great new Canadian band to add to my playlist), I just had to share these guys with you. Who are they?Continue reading “Music Review: The Census”

Review: Doomboy by Tony Sandoval

*I received this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Doomboy Author: Tony Sandoval Publisher: Magnetic Press Publication Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9782888904380 Synopsis from NetGalley: A lonely, metal-obsessed teen sends a heartfelt song to his missing beloved, only to find out that his music has traveled to the beyond, and re-broadcast toContinue reading “Review: Doomboy by Tony Sandoval”