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Set in a not to distant future, The Worlds in My Hands has great characters, story and message

Created as an art journal, The Words in my Hands follows the story of Piper, a Deaf woman who finally finds her way and her voice after being introduced to the Deaf community.

Dystopian middle grade that is not as futuristic as you would think and Santa’s Present Hunt reviewed

Despite the similaries in Cleo Porter's world and our own, this middle grade wasn't a disturbing read, but rather a fun one.

The Last Lie continues the story created by Patricia Forde in The List

Don't read this review if you haven't read Patricia Forde's fabulous young adult dystopian book The List.

Catching up on my reading: The List; The Taste of Rain; Sled Dog School; and Albert Hopper, Science Hero reviewed

A dystopian middle grade, a different look at the Second War, Dog Sled School and scientist frogs - a mix of books reviewed for young readers.

True Storm is a great conclusion to L.E. Sterling’s True Born Trilogy

I review True Storm, the final book in Toronto's L.E. Sterling's True Born trilogy.

Dystopian fiction pulls you in and helps you to imagine a world without adults

Anna is heartbreaking and terrifying, yet highly recommended Thank you, Anna, you pulled me out of my book slump. I was pulled into the story titled Anna by Niccolo Ammaniti (PGC Books, Canongate) by the second paragraph and I didn't... Continue Reading →

Toronto author speaks climate change, Donald Trump and Solomon’s Ring: review, blog tour and contest

Sometimes important details slip from my mind. When Dundurn Press asked me to participate in the Solomon's Ring blog tour late last year I had wondered if it mattered if I hadn't read the first book. While they said it... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Vancouver author Ari Goelman and The Innocence Treatment

Raincoast Books offered me the chance to interview Vancouver author Ari Goelman about his latest book The Innocence Treatment, which comes out Oct. 17. Hello Ari, Congratulations on your latest book The Innocence Treatment. I have read a lot of... Continue Reading →

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