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Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson Source: ARC courtesy of Goodreads First Reads and Penguin Canada. Thank you! Expected Publication: March 10, 2015 by Dial Books Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: For fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby. For most of her twelve years, Astrid […]

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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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Great Picture Books! (2)

Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin, illus. Daniel Salmieri Just look at that cover! Are you smiling yet?! Rubin & Salmieri- the team behind Secret Pizza Party and Dragons Love Tacos– have given us another totally winning and funny story. You wouldn’t think it, but monsters in La La Land are actually petrified of bubbles. There’s no way to fight […]

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