Category Archives: Jen’s Reviews

Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Science Fiction Format: Hardcover Page count: 400 Pages Rating: 5 /5 stars In stock: Yes – currently on our 25% off bestsellers wall I’m 99% certain that this is my first ever Science Fiction read. At … Continue reading

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Book Review: Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving the Kids on School Bus 3077

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Non-fiction – Autobiography/Memoir Format: Soft cover Page count: 320 pages Rating: 3/5 stars In stock: Yes My second 2018 Canada Reads…read. This time around I didn’t feel the sense of enlightenment this year’s Canada Reads theme … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Boat People by Sharon Bala

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Soft cover Page count: 416 pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes My first 2018 Canada Reads…read. And for me, it hit the nail on the head in the interest of this year’s theme: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Next Year For Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Soft cover Page count: 272 pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes **Longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize **A Globe and Mail Best Book of 2017 **A Quill & Quire Reviewers’ Book of the Year I don’t always … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Page count: 304 Pages Rating: 3/5 stars In stock: Available for order This is very likely a great read for lovers of period pieces and tales from far-away places. Full disclosure: I’m not … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill

Reviewed by: Jen Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Page count: 416 Pages Rating: 4.5/5 stars In stock: Yes (in bargain and everything!) My husband came out of his home office as I was reading this book over breakfast at the kitchen … Continue reading

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