Award Winners, Books for Everyone, Classics, Cross over, Events, film, Personal Faves, Poignant Coming-of-Age Story, Post-Apocalyptic, Realistic contemporary, Uncategorized, YA

My Favourite Book is Coming to TIFF!

How I Live Now  by YA literary darling Meg Rosoff, who basically bleeds award nominations, is on my top 5 books of all time, regardless of genre. I'm terrible at describing it because I love it too much: haunting, gorgeous, sexy, violent, heartbreaking, spectacular- so many adjectives! It's the only book that I reread on a semi-regular… Continue reading My Favourite Book is Coming to TIFF!

Events, Fantasy, film, Personal Faves

NOT The End: A Celebratory Collection of Harry Potter Links

Tonight is THE END! I've got my tickets to a double bill, part 1 & 2, I've got my Gryffindor shirt AND scarf, and most importantly, I have lots of tissues and waterproof mascara on to see me through what everyone is saying is the best of the 8 films. There has been a lot… Continue reading NOT The End: A Celebratory Collection of Harry Potter Links

Award Winners, film, News, Personal Faves

Things I am Looking Forward To

This Caldecott award winner is unlike any book you've ever read. Using elements of the novel, screenplay, and graphic novel, Brian Selznick has created a truly unique reading experience that is coming soon to a theatre near you. This was always going to be a cool movie, but throw in the fact that Martin Scorsese… Continue reading Things I am Looking Forward To