Book Review: The Grizzly Itch by Victoria Cassanell

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: The Grizzly ItchAuthor: Victoria CassanellPublisher: MacMillan Children’s BooksPublication Date: March 2020ISBN: 9781529013573 Synopsis from Goodreads:The first picture book from outstanding talent, Victoria Cassanell, The Grizzly Itch is a hilarious tale about how helping people often yields unexpected and wonderful surprises. Perfect forContinue reading “Book Review: The Grizzly Itch by Victoria Cassanell”

Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie

Title: GreenwoodAuthor: Michael ChristiePublisher: McClelland & StewartPublication Date: September 4, 2019ISBN: 9780771024450 Synopsis from Goodreads:They come for the trees. It is 2038. As the rest of humanity struggles through the environmental collapse known as the Great Withering, scientist Jake Greenwood is working as an overqualified tour guide on Greenwood Island, a remote oasis of thousand-year-old trees.Continue reading “Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie”

Review: The Spawning Ground

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Spawning Grounds Author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: September 6, 2016 ISBN: 9780345810816 Synopsis from Goodreads: On one side of the river is a ranch once owned by Eugene Robertson, who came in the gold rush around 1860, andContinue reading “Review: The Spawning Ground”

Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Title: We Need to Talk About Kevin Author: Lionel Shriver Publisher: Harper Perennial Publication Date: 2003 ISBN:9780061124297 Synopsis from Goodreads: Eva never really wanted to be a mother – and certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much-adored teacher whoContinue reading “Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda”

Since I read “Three Day Road” a few years ago, I’ve come to expect wonderful things from the hand of Joseph Boyden. “The Orenda” is proof that he has produced yet another masterpiece. I read this novel faster than I’ve read any other novel in a very long time. I have this thing where whenContinue reading “Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda””