Canada Reads 2016 Mini(ish) Reviews

The theme for Canada Reads this year is 'Starting Over'. The debates air ¬†March 21-24. You can get the quick low-down of the books and panellists here. Here are the 5 books in the order of when I read them: 1) The Illegal by Lawrence Hill, defended by Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic medallist I read … Continue reading Canada Reads 2016 Mini(ish) Reviews


Birdie by Tracey Lindberg

Canada Reads is coming soon, and Birdie was one of the five books chosen by the panellists, the other four being The Illegal by Lawrence Hill (my review), Bone & Bread by Saleema Nawaz, Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter, and The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami. (And, if you're interested, here's the longlist.) … Continue reading Birdie by Tracey Lindberg