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#IReadCanadian Day – new interview with Naseem Hrab and Kelly Collier

Today is #IReadCanadian Day and I interview two Canadian authors, Naseem Hrab and author/illustrator Kelly Collier. The pair collaborated on the new picture book How to Party Like a Snail, from OwlKids Books.

The Hitman’s Daughter, Narnia and rubber bands: books reviewed

From a thriller by a Canadian author to a book about C.S. Lewis and rubber bands, I read such a variety of books this week. Check out my reviews.

What I have been reading: The Last Summer, Swimming in the Monsoon Sea and The Big Green Garage

I read some great books this spring including Karen Swan's latest, The Last Summer, and Shyam Selvadurai's Swimming in the Monsoon Sea.

Reviewing holiday reads – The Rest of the Story, Orphan Train and the Ocean at the End of the Lane, among others

I read a fair bit on my holidays and review The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen, The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, among others.

Q&A with Sarabeth Holden, picture book author and Toronto’s Red Tape Bespoke Brewing owner

What a great interview with author/business owner Sarabeth Holden about her new picture book Please Don't Change My Diaper and opening a brewery during a global pandemic.

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.

Q&A with Mary Beth Leatherdale, author of the picture book Terry Fox and Me

In Mary Beth Leatherdale's latest book, she shares the story of friendship between Terry Fox and his friend Doug Alward. Learn more in this author Q&A.

Learn about the Criminals of the Animal Kingdom in this super fun kids book

Learn about animals who are being charged with various crimes and the reasons why in this picture book from Kids Can Press.

Book Time joins the Krista Brock blog tour featuring Calvin and Ollie

Book Time joins the Krista Brock blog tour, with an author Q&A Nov. 19.

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