Book Review: The Further Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels

The Further Adventures of Miss Petitfour - Anne Michaels (Penguin Random House, 2022) I received an Advance Readers Copy of this book thanks to Penguin Random House and NetGalley. All opinions are my own (and Pearl's). Miss Petitfour and her cats are back! Their further adventures include wearing sweaters, visiting a shop that carries just… Continue reading Book Review: The Further Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels

Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Having read Room a few years ago, this is my second read from Emma Donoghue. Although vastly different stories they share a powerful sense of tension and showcase how compelling a writer Donoghue is. Lib Wright arives in a tiny, rural Irish town, hired from England as a private nurse for exactly two weeks. Trained… Continue reading Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

What I Read – March 2016

There was a time when Spring Break and holiday and travel meant I had time to read more than usual. Not this year, my friends, not this year. Here's what I did read: The Heart Goes Last - Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday Canada, 2015) Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes (Penguin Books, 2003) (translated… Continue reading What I Read – March 2016

Book Review: The Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels (Reading With Pearl)

I love Anne Michaels' novels (Fugitive Pieces and The Winter Vault) and so was excited to hear she had written her first children's story. The Adventures of Miss Petitfour is a slim book, comprising several short tales of Miss Petitfour, who lives with her sixteen cats and likes best to travel by tablecloth. The accompanying… Continue reading Book Review: The Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels (Reading With Pearl)