Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility, written by Amor Towles, takes place in the late 1930s and centres around the life of Katey Kontent, a young twenty-five-year-old living in New York City at the tail end of the Great Depression. It’s a tale…

Spring/Summer Reading List

When I was a kid, one of my favourite things about summer was reading. I remember going to the library with my mom and my siblings and getting stamps for reading books. To this day, when I think of summer,…

Top 5 Books to Get You Out of A Reading Rut

I had my last exam on Tuesday and I’m now¬†done with school for four months (do you hear those angels singing too?). After months of memorizing facts and Italian verbs, I am reading to read and read without any guilt.…

Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell

If you’re like me, then the Veronica Mars movie that was released last year was not enough to get you your fix. Thankfully, Rob Thomas, being the smart man he is, started a book series which directly follows the plot…

Books

Tonight as I was putting some of books on the shelf, making it pretty as I’ve been reorganizing, I thought about some of my favourite books, some books that mean so much to me, so much to my heart. I…

MWF Seeking BFF

I finally finished this book after two months. I feel really bad that it took me so long to finish it, because it was actually really good. I usually finish books (depending on length, obviously) in two weeks or less,…

2014 Favourites: The Rest

This week’s favourites has been full of beauty products, so I thought I today I would talk about everything else that I loved last year, from tv to music to books to movies. Let’s get right to it. 1. Books…

Food: A Love Story

Of the many books I’ve read, many of them considered humorous, I can think of two that have made me laugh out loud page after page. The most recent one is Jim Gaffigan’s latest, Food: A Love Story. If you…

The Rosie Project

Working in a bookstore is actually pretty awesome sometimes. Like finding out what the top books of the year, and getting a discount to help with my book buying obsession. One book that critics have been raving about this year…

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Out of all of the writers on The Office, I think Mindy Kaling was definitely my favourite. She wrote some of my favourite episodes, like “The Injury” and “The Dundies” So, you can imagine my excitement when she published her…

Girls in White Dresses

Summer is not summer without a good book, and this summer I have found many. One that I ¬†loved this summer was Jennifer Close’s Girls in White Dresses. This novel focuses mainly on three twenty-something women in New York City…