From the Library: Anne Shirley, Mary Poppins, and a very smart mouse

The first two of these books are Atlantic Canadian, written by women in the last couple of years, and reminded me of two of my favourite childhood characters. The third is American, written by a man over 60 years ago, and reminds me of nothing I've read before. New Girl in Little Cove by Damhnait … Continue reading From the Library: Anne Shirley, Mary Poppins, and a very smart mouse

Book Club: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

  For the first time in my life, I have joined a book club. A real one; that meets once a month, in real life. Before I joined, our Book Club had only been around for three books, so it's pretty new for all of us. My first read with them was The Hitchhiker's Guide to the … Continue reading Book Club: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

  Station Eleven follows the storylines of four main characters. Their stories span from thirty years before the Collapse to twenty years after it. The Collapse refers to the Georgia Flu pandemic that spread around the world in a matter of weeks and wiped out most of humanity. What remains are sporadic communities where most of the inhabitants stay … Continue reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel