Top Ten Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted by The Artsy Reader

Hello bookworms! Sorry for skipping out on Top Ten Tuesday last week. The week before that was pretty busy and I got super lazy about setting up my queue for this blog. But I did post my review for The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood so that should count for something, right?

This week’s theme is Top Ten Books With My Favourite Colour On the Cover (or In the Title). Blue is my favourite colour which leads to the old librarian/bookstore joke of patrons coming in saying “I don’t remember what it’s called, but the cover is blue” (which does happen) but I surprisingly haven’t read a lot of blue books! Or maybe I have but they’re from the library and I can’t remember them all. Regardless, here are my favourite blue covered books! Continue reading

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Bookmark Monday

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Bookmark Monday is a weekly feature by Guiltless Reader.

Happy Bookmark Monday everyone, how’s it going so far for you?

I’m currently reading (and almost finished) The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood and am really enjoying it so far! If anything it really makes me want to read more mythology inspired books (cough cough Circe by Madeleine Miller).

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Review: We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

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Publication: February 14th 2017
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages:  234 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

“I wonder if there’s a secret current that connects people who have lost something. Not in the way that everyone loses something, but in the way that undoes your life, undoes your self, so that when you look at your face it isn’t yours anymore” (LaCour 68).

We Are Okay is, simply put, a beautiful and honest story about grief, growing up, and trying to figure out who you are when tragedy strikes. Continue reading