The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Tiffany Brooks

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Tiffany Brooks

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Tiffany Brooks is a treasure hunt with a twist. Depicting a reality show set on a deserted island that is rumoured to hold buried treasure, this one contains drama and a main character who is determined to reinvent herself. I especially enjoyed reading about the show’s entertaining challenges and the mysterious treasure markers. This is a unique contemporary that is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of adventure. Continue reading

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez is a feminist story about soccer and following your dreams no matter what. As a fan of any book about sports, I loved reading about Camila’s dreams of becoming a professional soccer player in the face of misogyny, and she is a strong main character with an engaging voice. While the author does not shy away from the more painful aspects of a patriarchal society, this is a story full of hope, and I would definitely recommend it to those who, like me, enjoy representation of strong women in sports. Continue reading

Review: Tahira in Bloom by Farah Heron

Review: Tahira in Bloom by Farah Heron

Tahira in Bloom by Farah Heron is a story about fashion and flowers that will leave readers with a smile. As a fan of both of these forms of design, I loved reading about Tahira’s summer in the flower capital of Ontario, and she is a strong and confident main character as well. Balancing humour and heartfelt moments with more serious topics, this is a charming contemporary that I would definitely recommend. Continue reading

Bibliophile Gifts for Moms Who Like to Read

Bibliophile Gifts for Moms Who Like to Read

Gifts for moms who like to read are as much fun to give as they are to receive. While mom will enjoy some quiet time to read and enjoy snuggling up with a book, she will also love to spend time opening these interesting and unique gifts that are perfect for readers. We have rounded up some of our favourite things that we know any mom who likes to read will enjoy. Continue reading