Essex County Author: Jeff Lemire Publisher: Top Shelf Productions Genre/Themes/Demo: Graphic Novel, Fiction Release Date: June 15th 2009 Page Count: 512 Format: Paperback Bind Up ISBN: 9781603090384 Author Website | Book Depository | Amazon | Chapters/Indigo Goodreads | Kobo Synopsis Where does a young boy turn when his whole world suddenly disappears? What turns two brothers from an unstoppable team into a pair of bitterly estranged loners? How… Continue reading #QuickThoughts: Essex County by Jeff Lemire | #readEHthon
What is Read-EH-Thon you ask? Well, Read-EH-Thon is a read-a-thon hosted by Booksandlala, Saidthestory, Myreadingisodd, Yerabooknerdzoe & Squibblesreads that was created to influence readers to pick up more books written by Canadians and that feature Canadian settings and stories! You do NOT need to be Canadian to participate in this read-a-thon! When Does Read-EH-Thon Take… Continue reading Read-EH-Thon Challenge + TBR!
Today is Thanksgiving in Canada and I thought, why not take a new spin on the “What I’m Thankful For” posts that usually come out this time of year! Instead of focusing on specific books or characters that I’m thankful for, I thought I’d do something a little different this year. Instead, I’d like to… Continue reading Happy Canadian Thanksgiving: Bookish Things I Am Thankful For!
Directed by: Stephen Dunn, Written by: Stephen Dunn Starring: Connor Jessup, Isabella Rossellini, Aaron Abrams, Aliocha Schneider, Joanne Kelly, Sofia Banzhaf A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood. Closet Monster is a film that I have meaning to watch since it was featured at… Continue reading #Review: Closet Monster (2015)
You dream about it as a writer: getting that book deal. You write and write. You do your research about the industry. You send out queries to agents. Months, sometimes years pass with a whole lot of rejections in your inbox. Then you get an agent. Huzzah! You send out books to editors. You get… Continue reading #GuestPost: The Art of Letting Go (or: How Sarah Got her Groove Back) by Sarah Raughley
I was tagged by Jesse from Books At Dawn to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag! I feel like I haven’t participated in a tag in quite a while and this one was great to kind of look back at what I’ve read so far this year, as well as look forward into what I… Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out TAG!
When Everything Feels Like The Movies Author: Raziel Reid Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press Genre: Young Adult, LGBTQIA, Contemporary Release Date: October 21st 2014 Page Count: 176 ISBN: 9781551525747 Author Website | Book Depository | Chapters/Indigo | Amazon | Goodreads “I didn’t know that having it all is boring. When you have nothing, you have dreams.” When Everything Feels Like… Continue reading When Everything Feels Like The Movies (Book Review)
Hello everyone! As you may have noticed, I haven’t been posting as much in terms of book reviews and other things bookish. I explained why in an earlier post, but basically September is a crazy month for me. As you may have already noticed, I have been writing blog posts detailing my experiences at Fan… Continue reading Volunteering for TIFF and future blogging ideas.
Author: Emily St. John Mandel Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopian Release Date: September 9th 2014 Page Count: 333 Format: Paperback ISBN: 9781443434867 Author Website | Purchase on Amazon | Purchase on Chapters/Indigo Book Depository | Goodreads “The thing with the new world,” the tuba had said once, “is it’s just horrifically short on elegance.”… Continue reading Station Eleven (Book Review)