Review: Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak

Review: Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak

Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak is a dramatic novel that takes place over the Christmas holidays. The concept of being quarantined with your family for seven days during the festive season sets this story up for some interesting dynamics. While it is an enjoyable read with relatable characters, the book seems to lack the humour that is promised on its cover. Continue reading

Review: Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Review: Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Mr. DIckens and His Carol by Samantha Silva is a perfect holiday read for the season. This fictionalized tale of how Charles Dickens came to write his infamous novel, A Christmas Carol, is so delightful. Dickens is a fascinating character who is flawed and enjoyable to read about. While the story is a work of fiction, is is a fun look into the life of an author during the Victorian era. Continue reading