A festively fun and rather delicious post here, featuring a merry Tea Advent Calendar courtesy of the kind folks at Adagio Teas! Hang on to your tea cozies because another tea post is here! And this one is just in time for the start of the holiday (and gift shopping!) season! As you may remember, I first had the chance […]
A fun and rather delicious post here, featuring teas courtesy of the very kind folks at Masters Teas by Adagio! As a devoted tea drinker, it is such a pleasure to get the opportunity to try different and/or limited edition teas. And hopefully, for the tea drinkers and tea aficionados out there (I’m sure there are A LOT of you!), […]
Hello, lovely readers. I am on a brief hiatus due to a loss in the family but will be back with new reviews (featuring some excellent new children’s titles) and giveaways shortly. In the meantime, please enjoy one of my favourites- this incredibly gorgeous song from Fleet Foxes.
It is a truth universally acknowledged (uh, maybe), that a book reviewer and/or avid reader will likely never read all the books they had planned to before the year’s end. In any event, I never do! I have my books for review and I’m terrifically fortunate in that I get to review books that I am excited to read. But […]
The latest wonderful bookish comic from Tom Gauld, one of my favourite cartoonists, as featured in The Guardian:
As I attempt to recover from another bout of strep throat/sinus infection, please enjoy this latest from Tom Gauld. I can’t help myself. Also! Look forward to a pretty fabulous bookish giveaway coming shortly! (Hint: it features a character named Bruce).
The blog tour for Leila Sales’ latest young adult title, If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, begins on April 29th and it will be stopping here on May 2nd! Do stop by and check out my thoughts on Sales’ contemporary, timely story. I have had such a string of wonderful- truly excellent- reads lately: P.S. I Miss You; […]
Oof. It’s been a while since last post! Still waiting on the arrival of baby, and life is nuts! Look forward to a special Valentine’s Day giveaway post coming up and more reviews of beautiful titles… In the meantime, though, please enjoy this Calvin & Hobbes comic. I just love it. The power of learning (and just the right level […]
Whew! Made it to 2018! I managed to get my Best of 2017 posts under the wire- hope all of you lovely readers have been enjoying my vast array of picks! Looking back at the reading year, 2017 really was picture book and children’s lit (middle grade) intensive, with a small but very, very strong assortment of young adult titles. […]
As the title of the post suggests (thank you, Monty Python!), this post does indeed feature something a little bit different for this site. I was recently contacted by the very kind and generous folks at Adagio Teas, asking if I was interested in sampling, trying, and putting something together about TEA! As someone who drinks tea daily (at home, […]