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January 2021

Q&A with Toronto author Stephanie Cooke about Oh My Gods!, a middle grade graphic novel

In this Q&A with Toronto author Stephanie Cooke, she talks about the process of creating Oh My Gods!, a graphic novel for middle graders, among other topics.

The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim and The Hare: book reviews

Two books finished this week - The Dark Missions and Edgar Brim, which was a hit with the 12 year old, and The Hare, an adults-only book "that considers a woman's inherent sense of obligation."

20 Travel Books That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

We hope that 2021 will be the year we get to travel again. Meanwhile we will need books to help us decide where to travel to first! Source: 20 Travel Books That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust  

Unique read in Xialou Guo’s A Lover’s Discourse

A Lover's Discourse is such a unique book and leaves me in awe of people's - or at least the author's - intellegence.

Author Tom Palmer shows what life was like for children freed from concentration camps in After the War

Based on a true story, author Tom Palmer helps us look at what life was like for children who survived the Holocaust and what it takes to heal.

Important book to show children the importance of not keeping adult’s secrets: Just a Another Little Lie reviewed

A realistic look at addictions and how children are left to pick up the pieces.

Q&A with Rachel Salt, author of Your Plastic Footprint

In this Q&A, author Rachel Salt talks about the importance of learning about plastic and reducing the amount you use - and consume.

The Song From Somewhere Else, Louder Than Words and Snazzy Cat Capers reviewed

Book based on a true story during the Second World War; cats; and a song from someplace else - middle grade books reviewed.

Great characters, great story in young adult book The Beauty of the Moment

Great characters and story in Canadian author Tanaz Bhathena's The Beauty of the Moment.

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