World War II is a popular setting for historical novels and many romance novels. These books, despite most of them being fiction, have given me a greater understanding of the sacrifices that so many made -- both veterans and their friends and families -- during times of world war, and have increased my thankfulness.Continue Reading
Book: Moxie Author: Jennifer Mathieu Published: September 19, 2017 Publisher: Roaring Book Press Genre:  YA Contemporary Source: ARC from Raincoast Books Goodreads | Amazon.ca | Indigo | Kobo | Audible.ca   Synopsis Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her small-town Texas high school that thinks the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes and hallway harassment. Continue Reading
Ah, how, HOW is it NOVEMBER already?! October was a lovely, busy, weird month for me. The hubs and I went away for our anniversary (which was lovely!) and I accepted a new job (today was my first official day!), ran an event at my old job (which went pretty darn well) and even read a few books.Continue Reading
Halloween parties, haunted houses, carved pumpkins and other decor, office costume contests, community carnivals, trick or treating, watching scary movies, binging Stranger Things on Netflix -- there are many ways to enjoy All Hallow's Eve. How do you infuse bookishness into your Halloween festivities?Continue Reading