These questions are large and complex and cannot easily be answered, but I loved that Isaacson, like Ishiguro, asks us to address and think about these questions. It seems that many can agree that there is a possibility for gene editing to be used for the good of humanity, but where should we draw the line? Continue reading
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Socktober and 5 Spooky Audiobooks to Listen to While You Knit Socks
I love October as a month completely dedicated to all things spooky. I love to read scary books, I love to watch scary movies and T.V. shows, and it also coincides with Socktober – knitting as many socks as you can. With still a few days to go before Socktober ends, I am currently sitting on 3 pairs of socks with a fourth pair on the way. I have loved the challenge, but am also very ready to go back to my neglected knitting and crochet projects. Continue reading
5 Fantastic Nonfiction Audiobooks to Listen to While You Knit or Crochet (And Some Beautiful Shawl Patterns)
These 5 audiobooks give you 44.25 hours worth of listening, which will definitely keep you company while you knit, crochet, or craft the afternoon away. Continue reading
Lizzie the grateful servant in “The Dictionary of Lost Words”: why do authors keep getting class horribly wrong?
On the surface, this all seems good and well. Although, I want to take a closer look at the relationship Esme has with her servant, Lizzie. Esme is motherless, and Lizzie acts in many ways like an older sister and motherly figure all in one. This plot device of women who have lost their mothers and their fathers aren’t great at raising them is a bit tiring and overused for me. Although, I might just read too many books… Continue reading
A Review of Peg Conway’s Memoir “The Art of Reassembly”: grief will always linger
Note: This audiobook was provided by Books Forward for review purposes. Thank you to the team at Books Forward and the author for sharing their stories with me. This review is my own opinion, and while I was gifted the book to review, I was not paid for anything that I have written here. Disclaimer: … Continue reading
Queer “High School”: a review of Tegan and Sara Quin’s memoir
Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The first time I came across Tegan and Sara, I was working in a pizzeria trying to make my way through my undergraduate degree and work part-time, so I could put fuel … Continue reading
The Best Reads of 2018
2018 was a year of exploring new genres and discovering new and first-time published authors. The year wasn’t all success when it comes to books and you can read about my worst reads of 2018 here. Fear not though, this post is about the best five reads of 2018 and gosh there were some amazing … Continue reading
Goodreads Winners Are In: Who were my favourites for 2018?
The wait is over! Goodreads has announced its winners for 2018, which also marks the ten-year anniversary of the book awards. Readers get the chance to vote for their favourite books based on different popular categories like fiction, sci-fi, and Romance. It is basically the Oscars for books. This year, Goodreads recorded over five million … Continue reading
My Year of Reading
If you’re like me, you are probably freaking out that 2018 is just around the corner. I don’t know why I am surprised at the end of each year that a new one is coming, yet here we are. This year has had some big highs and even bigger lows, but when it comes to … Continue reading
Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
“What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. This is the most important book for American literature in 2017. In fact, I … Continue reading
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