The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding

Brenda's review The Perfect Family is being targeted, pushed to the edge, and are unraveling at the seams. They all have secrets not just from the outside world but from each other, and that makes for some twisted, dysfunctional family dynamics. The story is told through each member of this not-so-perfect family while they reveal… Continue reading The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding

Call Me Indian: From the Trauma of Residential School to Becoming the Nhl’s First Treaty Indigenous Player by Fred Sasakamoose

Why I wanted to read this book In my quest to understand more about the former Indian residential schools here in Canada, I wanted to understand more about what happened to Indigenous children who under the Indian Act were forced to attend the schools between 1920-1969. I wanted to read the truth-telling stories of the… Continue reading Call Me Indian: From the Trauma of Residential School to Becoming the Nhl’s First Treaty Indigenous Player by Fred Sasakamoose

Our First Bookish Kit Pick: People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry

It's that time of year where we tuck books into our beach bags, suitcases, and picnic baskets and enjoy the environment around us. That hasn't been easy for us in a long time, and now that things are opening up again, there is still time to tuck those books in our bags and enjoy some… Continue reading Our First Bookish Kit Pick: People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry

The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

Lindsay's review Extremely enjoyable from start to finish! Detective Inspector Anjelica Henley is returning to her job after taking leave to recover from a brutal attack that landed the Jigsaw Killer, Peter Olivier, in prison. On her first day back to work she is partnered with trainee Salim Ramouter and they are assigned to a… Continue reading The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer

Lindsay's review This is an extremely well-written, harrowing and emotional story that will stay with me a long time. Kelly Rimmer knows how to create the most endearing, realistic, root-worthy characters. I have read much of her backlist and have always found myself completely wrapped up within her characters lives and situations. This novel was… Continue reading The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer

Five Little Indians by Michelle Good and What I Have learned about Residential Schools in Canada

Howdy Friends! I am back after a little break from writing reviews and blogging. I took some time to find and read information about Canada's history to date with residential school under the Indian Act. I have been thinking a lot about the heartbreaking treatment of Indigenous children and reading and researching as much as… Continue reading Five Little Indians by Michelle Good and What I Have learned about Residential Schools in Canada