r/fantasy Bingo 2016 · Stats · Wrap-Up

[Wrap-up] r/fantasy bingo 2016

r/fantasy bingo is this awesome reading challenge that happens over on reddit each year. 2016 was the first year I joined and it was a great way to expand my SFF reading habits. The 2017 bingo challenge is now live and will be running from April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 if anyone is… Continue reading [Wrap-up] r/fantasy bingo 2016

ReadAThon · Wrap-Up

[Wrap-up] Every week is #BorrowAThon for me

#BorrowAThon is a ReadAThon that ran from March 19-26. It was the second time this ReadAThon happened and I was happy to join along since library books are practically my entire aesthetic. I actually only finished one book this week, Devil’s Wake. I did read a paranormal romance but it was so bad I don’t even want… Continue reading [Wrap-up] Every week is #BorrowAThon for me

Author Spotlight · Blog

[#Canada150] Tricksters on the BC Coast: Eden Robinson

This blog post is part of an author spotlight series on Indigenous authors for #Canada150. Click here to view all posts. Where do I even begin with the amazing work of Eden Robinson? Eden Robinson is a member of the Haisla and Heiltsuk First Nations. She grew up in Haisla territory near Kitamaat village on the… Continue reading [#Canada150] Tricksters on the BC Coast: Eden Robinson

Blog · Young Adult

[Blog] Please Don’t Talk About Your Book: A Response to Censorship

An article by author Barbara Dee about her latest book, Star Crossed, an adorable middle grade romance about two girls performing a Shakespeare play at school, came across my dash this morning. I’ve seen this book talked about before. It’s thought of as the first ever middle grade book to have a stated bisexual main character. Dee… Continue reading [Blog] Please Don’t Talk About Your Book: A Response to Censorship

Fantasy · r/fantasy Bingo 2016 · Short Stories · Translated

[Review] Kalpa Imperial by Angélica Gorodischer

Title: Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was Author: Angélica Gorodischer Translator: Ursula K. Le Guin Published by: Small Beer Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library This is the first of Argentinean writer Angélica Gorodischer’s nineteen award-winning books to be translated into English. In eleven… Continue reading [Review] Kalpa Imperial by Angélica Gorodischer

Blog

[#Canada150] An Indigenous Reading List Beyond Joseph Boyden

Canada. A land of beautiful nature, a couple large cities, lots of small towns, poutine, freezing snow, genocide, colonization, white supremacy, racism, settler colonialism. This series is kinda the result of two different events. One, on July 1, 2017 Canada will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Confederation. In Ottawa where I’ve been living for… Continue reading [#Canada150] An Indigenous Reading List Beyond Joseph Boyden

Fantasy · r/fantasy Bingo 2016 · Review · Self-Published

[Review] Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

Title: Senlin Ascends Author: Josiah Bancroft Published by: Self-Published My rating: 5 our of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Senlin Ascends is one of those books that makes me believe in fate because there’s no other possible way it would have crossed my path. It was an entrant in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off… Continue reading [Review] Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft