ARC review, book review, comic/graphic, young adult

Bloom by Kevin Panetta & Savanna Ganucheau (ARC Review)

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.… Read More Bloom by Kevin Panetta & Savanna Ganucheau (ARC Review)

ARC review, book review, comic/graphic, young adult

The Giver (Graphic Novel) by Lois Lowry & P. Craig Russell (ARC Review)

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.… Read More The Giver (Graphic Novel) by Lois Lowry & P. Craig Russell (ARC Review)

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February 2019 TBR

Hello everyone! And welcome to my February 2019 TBR post! What are you most excited to read in February?! Those of you who have been keeping up with my TBR updates will know that I hit a really bad reading slump late last year where I read very little leading up to it, and then… Read More February 2019 TBR

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Book Birthdays: February 5, 2019

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?

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Calendar Girls (February 2019): Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author)

It’s time for another Calendar Girls Books post, and this month our prompt is Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author). While looking through my “read” list, I realized that I had not read as many books by black authors as I had thought! So, now, I’m even more excited to see what other… Read More Calendar Girls (February 2019): Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author)

book review, young adult

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.… Read More The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)