Review: The Buried Giant

Title: The Buried Giant Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: March 3, 2015 ISBN: 9780307271037   Synopsis from Goodreads: The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, setContinue reading “Review: The Buried Giant”

Kazuo Ishiguro Live!

So in place of Funky Cover Friday this week, I want to share with you some of the pictures I took at the book launch for Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant that took place at the Toronto Reference Library earlier this week. It was a sold out event and it’s no wonder why. Kazuo is aContinue reading “Kazuo Ishiguro Live!”

Review: The Half-Brother

Title: The Half-Brother Author: Holly LeCraw Publisher: Doubleday Canada, a division of Random House Canada Publication Date:  February 17, 2015 ISBN: 9780385531955 Synopsis from Goodreads: When Charlie Garrett arrives as a young teacher at the shabby-yet-genteel Abbott School, he finds a world steeped in privilege and tradition. Fresh out of college and barely older than theContinue reading “Review: The Half-Brother”

Review: You Are Here by Chris Hadfield

Title: You Are Here Author: Chris Hadfield Publisher: Random House Canada Publication Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9780345814944 Synopsis from Goodreads: Curated from images never before shared, Chris’s big picture reveals why our planet looks the way it does and why we live where we do. Chris sees more in these images than we do, not justContinue reading “Review: You Are Here by Chris Hadfield”