Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Last weekend book bloggers from all over Ontario braved the heat and congregated in downtown Toronto for the 4th annual Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up—and happily, I was among them! This year things got changed up a bit from past events (my recaps from 2012 and 2013) and we met at The Ballroom in their events … Continue reading

Recap: Chinkstar Book Launch

Recap: Chinkstar Book Launch

My coworker wrote a book, ya’ll! Chinkstar by Jon Chan Simpson (Coach House Books) hit stores Monday and so Monday night I, along with a group from work, headed downtown to No One Writes to the Colonel to celebrate its launch. The place was already hopping when we arrived. I think the venue could have been a … Continue reading

Getting ‘er Done: Writing Goal Check-In

Getting ‘er Done: Writing Goal Check-In

Miss me? I know, I know… It’s been a while since my last post. But that’s because I’ve been writing! I’m working on a YA time-slip novel revolving around an old hotel from my hometown and at the beginning of the year I made up my mind to hunker down and get ‘er done. So I … Continue reading

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

From Goodreads: For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—”Cupid Day”—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night. However, she still wakes up the next morning. … Continue reading