Best Canadian Book: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

I'm Canadian. (Surprise!) I'm also of the opinion that there are some great books coming out of Canada and from Canadian writers. Much of our media (movies, music, television) in Canada tends to be dominated by the United States but a lot of our book industry (not all) still stands as independent from our neighbours.… Continue reading Best Canadian Book: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

What I Read – October 2021

Read: Five Little Indians - Michelle Good (Harper Perennial, 2020) Jesus and John Wayne - Kristin Kobes du Mez (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2020) The Anthropocene Reviewed - John Green (Dutton, 2021) A Womb in the Shape of a Heart - Joanne Gallant (Nimbus Publishing, 2021) Minor Feelings - Cathy Park Hong (One World, 2020) Mexican… Continue reading What I Read – October 2021

Book Review: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good

Five Little Indians - Michelle Good (Harper Perennial, 2020) At the age of sixteen, Lucy ages out of the residential school that she has attended for the last ten years. Put on a boat and given a bus ticket to Vancouver, she arrives on the Downtown Eastside with no world experience and a deep history… Continue reading Book Review: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good