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[Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part Three

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada and Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in the US and there's been a lot of discussion about books by Asian authors online, both from the US and Canada and translated works. As the month comes to a close with one week remaining, perhaps you're considering picking up a… Continue reading [Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part Three

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[Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part Two

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada and Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in the US and there's been a lot of discussion about books by Asian authors online, both from the US and Canada and translated works. As the month comes to a close with one week remaining, perhaps you're considering picking up a… Continue reading [Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part Two

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[Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part One

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada and Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in the US and there's been a lot of discussion about books by Asian authors online, both from the US and Canada and translated works. As the month comes to a close with one week remaining, perhaps you're considering picking up a… Continue reading [Recs] Asian Heritage Month Reads for #AsianLitBingo | Part One

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[Review] If On a Winter’s Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino

Title: If On a Winter's Night a Traveller Author: Italo Calvino Translator: William Weaver Published by: L&OD Key Porter My rating: 2 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler is a marvel of ingenuity, an experimental text that looks longingly back to the great age of… Continue reading [Review] If On a Winter’s Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino

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[Blog] Diversity Spotlight Thursday #1

Aimal over at Bookshelves and Paperbacks started Diversity Spotlight Thursday a while back and I'm only just now getting around to participating. The point of the series is to draw attention to great diverse books that may not be getting that much love or attention by talking about a diverse book you've read, one you're… Continue reading [Blog] Diversity Spotlight Thursday #1

CanLit Bingo 2017 · Review

[Review] The Break by Katherena Vermette

Title: The Break Author: Katherena Vermette Published by: House of Anansi Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library "When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break — a barren field on an isolated strip of land… Continue reading [Review] The Break by Katherena Vermette

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[Review] Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Title: Who Fears Death Author: Nnedi Okorafor Published by: DAW My rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library "In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. But when the only surviving member of… Continue reading [Review] Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor