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Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

From Penguin Teen: For the first time ever, a young novel about the teen years of L.M. Montgomery, the author who brought us ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery — Maud to her friends — has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. … 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

Does Author Gender Matter?

In a recent Goodreads study, the site’s data shows that readers are more likely to gravitate toward books written by authors of the same gender as themselves. Is this true? The data seems to think so but I wanted to hear what you think. As with any form of data it’s open to interpretation, bias … Continue reading