I was recently at a literary festival in the city in which I live and I was lucky enough to attend a masterclass which talked about self publishing. One of the exercises involved trying to write down in less than 20 words what one of your favourite novels was about. What does this have to … Continue reading Red Carpet YA Dystopia
This Who Wore it Best Wednesday post is brought to us by a childhood classic turned Disney favourite: Peter Pan. I have visited Magic Kingdom in Disney World a handful of times (all in my adulthood) and my favourite ride hands down is the Peter Pan ride. From the soaring rooftops in ships to the … Continue reading Puffin Battle
I have always had a great love of reading and there have been many books which I have thought could be in my top five (picking one favourite is impossible). Today I am doing a literary red carpet Who Whore it Best Wednesday of one of those top five: I Never Promised You a Rose … Continue reading Favourite? How do you choose?
Dear Readers, We are gathering here this Wednesday to discuss the editions belonging to the first in Diana Gabaldon's series: Outlander. I devoured this book after purchasing it and immediately started watching the television show based on it. I was pleasantly surprised with the characterization and general events portrayed on the show. I remember hearing … Continue reading Who Wore it Best: Kilt Edition
When I go home (to Saskatchewan) for any occasion really, we always find ourselves going to the Chapters, before we drive the two hours to my hometown. It is pretty much one of our favourite things to do while in the “big city”. While we were there just before Christmas, I found myself perusing the … Continue reading How to Hang a Book Cover…
As in back in action! (Get it? Of course you do *insert eye roll here*) I know pitiful. Here we are in 2018 and our first Who Wore it Best Wednesday will bring us back to one of my favourite authors (as you well know): Jane Austen. Over the holiday I was lucky enough to … Continue reading Back in Austen!
The holidays are not just about the family traditions but about the memories which can last a lifetime. One such memory for me, was watching a ballet performance of The Nutcracker inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman’s work. I was in University at the time and went with my sister. It was one of those moments where … Continue reading You can’t forget The Nutcracker!
I was going to come across a book I really wanted to use for Who Wore it Best Wednesdays and as I searched the editions on Goodreads, I was going to be met with only one real cover. (Insert disappointing dun dun dun duuuuun!) (Or however you spell it.) This month as you know I … Continue reading I knew it was going to happen…
Welcome to the first holiday edition of Who Wore it Better Wednesdays! This week I am bringing probably the first book which comes to mind when you think of a Christmas Classic: A Christmas Carol! Not everyone has read it but we all know the story through the many depictions created honouring this work by … Continue reading Who Wore it Better Holiday Edition
Do you ever come across a cover of a book you forgot you had read? This past weekend I was at a Christmas Bizarre for a possible future school for my nieces, and I was pleasantly surprised to find they were selling some of their library books. I overheard the librarian telling a parent how … Continue reading Oh the memories