Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay Review

In June, I read Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay. I’ve been wanting to read Gay’s work for a long time, but I never had the chance before. I have seen her books at bookstores for a while, but there was always other books that caught my attention more. However, the last time I stepped into…

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This is Happy by Camilla Gibb Review

My first read of 2018 was This is Happy by Camilla Gibb. I had this book on my first day as an intern at Penguin Random House Canada a year ago, and only got around to reading it now. Prior to working at PRHC, I never heard of Camilla Gibb, but her memoir set on…

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Review: The Princess Diarist

May 2017 was a very Star Wars month for me. Not only was it May the 4th, but also the 40th anniversary of the franchise. I guess I picked the perfect month to read The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher. Carrie Fisher has recently become someone I look up to, and I really wanted to…

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Reading Middlemarch in March

In March, I was inspired to read Middlemarch by George Eliot, all thanks to the wonderful people I follow on Instagram. During March, @hotcocoareads hosted a Middlemarch reading challenge that I, and other bookstagrammers, joined in on. I was a little hesitant to read a 900 page novel, but having other people reading it too…

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The Virgin Suicides Review

A few days ago I finally finished reading The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, and I was surprisingly impressed with it. At first, I didn’t think I would like it based on the narrative voice. I felt that the narrator was something I had to get used to, but overall it was an excellent read. The…

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August Wrap Up

August was definitely a good month in reading for me. I finished four books, and two plays. Here is the list of what I read: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger – 4/5 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde – 5/5 The Hobbit by J.…

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