Of course it started with a conversation. We were chatting about Margaret Atwood’s books - the ones we haven’t read yet and the ones we want to reread - and it quickly became clear that we could spend a year at this. Why not start with a month? So, here is Margaret Atwood Reading Month: … Continue reading Margaret Atwood Reading Month: November 2018 #MARM
I read these books back in December, and was hoping to find more time for each of them, but they are starting to get away from me... Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains by Yasuko Thanh This book is Yasuko Thanh's debut novel, and was the winner of the 2016 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award. The story … Continue reading Playing Catch-Up: Yasuko Thanh, Jared Young, and Margaret Atwood
Goodreads Synopsis. The reviews for this book seem to be all over the place; some people love it, some hate it, and most are somewhere in the middle. The characters are twits (Stan is a jerk), the plot gets a bit crazy, and there's a lot of sex - obsessive, illicit, fetishist, and even robot … Continue reading The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
When I received this book from the publisher I was nervous to start it. I didn't want to not like it. What was I thinking? I believe I could be holed up in a room with nothing but Margaret Atwood to read for a long time and be perfectly content. If you decide to pick up … Continue reading Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
This book is number two for me in the Summer of the Canadian Short Story challenge over at Write Reads. And, it is my first Margaret Atwood book on this blog. I have read and loved many of her other books, but this is the first of her short story collections that I have read. … Continue reading Moral Disorder by Margaret Atwood
Today I turn 40! And Margaret Atwood provides the perfect quote to how I feel most of the time. Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. Does anyone else ever feel this way?
A little while ago I posted a list of 10 Canadian book recommendations, but that wasn't the end of it. Here are some more: 1. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood - This is probably one of Atwood's most well-known books. It is a dystopian novel, but I don't think you need to be a fan … Continue reading 10 Canadian Book Recommendations #2