It is a truth universally acknowledged that only in an overachieving Indian American family can a genius daughter be considered a black sheep. Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco’s most acclaimed neurosurgeon. But that’s not enough for the Rajes, her influential immigrant family who’s achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules: Never trust an outsider; Never do anything to jeopardize your brother’s political aspirations; And never, ever, defy your family… Read More Pride, Prejudice, and other Flavors by Sonali Dev (ARC Review)
As those of you who saw some of my social media posts this past weekend might know, I went to a super awesome author signing on Saturday! Three amazing fantasy YA authors, Tahereh Mafi, Maya Motayne, and Victoria Aveyard, are touring together and (luckily for me and some of my fellow local bloggers) they decided… Read More #FrenzyPresents Fantasy Tour: Tahereh Mafi, Victoria Aveyard, and Maya Motayne (Author Signing Recap & Giveaway) [CLOSED]
Hey everyone! And happy Wednesday! This week, for Waiting on Wednesday, I’m featuring one of my most anticipated sequels of the year! I read the first book in this series, Ace of Shades, last year before its release and I absolutely loved it! I wanted to read the sequel then and there, but that was impossible …… Read More Waiting on Wednesday #11: King of Fools by Amanda Foody
Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough… Read More 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (Review)
It’s time for another Frenzy Presents recap (this time for Spring 2019)! Again, I was so honoured to be invited to a Frenzy Presents preview. I loved learning about the upcoming YA releases by HarperCollins, and I also loved seeing all of my blogger friends (some even for the first time)! Shout out to A… Read More HarperCollins Canada Ltd. Frenzy Presents: Spring 2019 (Influencer Event Recap)
Here are the books (on my radar) that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. books that are being published in Canada today)! Happiest of Book Birthdays to all of these lovely new releases! Which ones are you most excited for?
Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don’t bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas. Plunked into a new high school and sweating a ridiculous amount from the oppressive Texas heat, Norris finds himself cataloging everyone he meets… Read More The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)
Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day, everyone! Today I’ll be sharing a book that I’ve had a copy of since before it was published last year. Facepalm. It’s The Glass Spare and I’ve kept meaning to read it (like so many other books in my backlist TBR), but it just hasn’t happened yet. This week, I especially want… Read More Backlist Blast #24: The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano
Hey everyone! And happy Wednesday! I’m definitely having a lot of fun with Waiting on Wednesday, so you can expect for me to participate in this meme for quite some time! This week’s book was written by a Canadian who moved to the US, and the main character in his book goes through the same… Read More Waiting on Wednesday #8: The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
Since the first two Book Birthday posts in this series were such a hit, here are the books on my radar that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. books that are being published in Canada today)! Please let me know if you have any feedback and/or suggestions for this series (anything from formatting to content)!