Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan Source: Digital galley courtesy of Grand Central Publishing via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected Publication: April 7, 2015 by Grand Central Publishing Verdict: Okay/Good Book Description: “If I’m Cinderella today, I dread who they’ll think I am tomorrow. I guess it depends on what I do next.” American Rebecca Porter was […]

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Reviews: ‘Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures’ & ‘The Thirteenth Tale’

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam The 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures contains interconnected stories revolving around a few main characters as they go from medical school to being practicing physicians. Lam, an emergency room physician himself, writes in what I would call a very natural manner- unfussy, approachable and poised. I will say that […]

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Reading Challenge, 2015: Adult Fiction

One of my reading goals for 2015 is to tackle more adult fiction titles- particularly those out of my perceived comfort zone. I think I often just don’t feel like challenging myself or my reading preferences enough! As an example, I recently finished Miriam Toews’ award-winning A Complicated Kindness– (first read of 2015!)- and not only was that one that […]

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Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Source: Hardcover, Published June 5th 2012 by Crown Publishers Verdict: Excellent Book Description: On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi […]

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Review: Y by Marjorie Celona

Review: Y by Marjorie Celona Source: Paperback edition, courtesy of Goodreads First Reads and Penguin Canada Verdict: Very Good Book Description: My life begins at the Y. So begins the story of Shannon, a newborn baby dumped at the doors of the YMCA. She is found moments later by a man who catches a mere glimpse of her troubled mother […]

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