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My Book!

My Book!

As many of you know, last year I set myself the goal of finishing the YA novel I was writing. I met my goal back in May, then spent a couple months working on revisions, took a deep breath and submitted it for publication. Well, it is with over-the-moon excitement that I can now tell you it … Continue reading

A Very Merry 150th Birthday to Alice in Wonderland

A Very Merry 150th Birthday to Alice in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland may be known for un-birthdays but today it celebrates a very un-un-birthday and turns 150 years old! In celebration of the book, I decided to give it a read for the first time (review to come) and do some research into this extremely quotable children’s classic. Did you know: Author Lewis Carroll’s real name … Continue reading

Recap: Word on the Street 2015

Recap: Word on the Street 2015

Word on the Street Toronto switched things up a bit this year, moving from Queen’s Park down to the Harbourfront Centre. You couldn’t have asked for better weather with a clear blue sky, sun shining of the lake and temperatures in the twenties. I think the new, more central location probably benefited from a lot … Continue reading

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