Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Today is all about remembering the timeless quality of the Bard's craft--from his tragedies and histories to his comedies and poems. Personally, I love reading Shakespeare's comedies. Not only are they playful and funny, but they are also timeless in their exploration of human emotions, social conflicts and gender fluidity. You can … Continue reading Wooing, Wedding, Happy Ending: Shakespeare’s Comedies
The holiday season is just around the corner! If you're still looking for books to gift to family and friends or add to your own holiday reading list, make sure to check out these amazing stories. From comedy and nonfiction to sci-fi, here's a must-read list of books for every type of reader. Comedy/ Crime: … Continue reading Holiday Season Book Recommendations
What if we found another planet--pristine and habitable, like our own, before we took it to the edge of destruction? Would we start all over again or repeat the same mistakes? In The Stone Gods, Jeanette Winterson takes us on an imaginary journey to find the answer. The Stone Gods is comprised of three different … Continue reading “A repeating world–same old story:” The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson
If you're an avid reader, writing book reviews is a wonderful way to discuss your reading experience with a larger audience. Whether this is on Goodreads, Instagram or your book blog, many platforms allow you to share your thoughts and discuss them with others. If you've ever written (or attempted to write) a book review … Continue reading How to Write an Engaging Book Review
Fall is reading season! As the days grow shorter and it gets colder, there's nothing more comforting than a warm drink, a cosy blanket and a good book. If you're still thinking about which books to add to your fall TBR, I've collected a few of my recent favourites you shouldn't miss out on during this reading season. … Continue reading Fall Book Recommendations
American Dirt tells the story of a Mexican mother and her son who are forced to flee their home in Mexico for the U.S. after their whole family is murdered by a drug cartel. Because the cartel is looking for the two everywhere, even among the police and public officials, Lydia and Luca can't risk … Continue reading What’s the Problem with American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins?