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Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

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2016/12/02 • Reviews

Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion,… Read More ›

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Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

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Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion,… Read More ›

Top Ten Tuesday »

TTT: The Characters I Would Absolutely Be for Halloween

(5) cats

Confession time: I actually don’t enjoy dressing up for Halloween. I never really have. I have friends who can’t wait to try out their costumes, and who practice their makeup weeks and weeks in advance, but it’s never been my kind of thing. However … if I was given the chance to become a character… Read More ›

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#GreenGablesReadalong: Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery

(2) Rilla

It’s 1914 and the world is on the brink of war. But at almost fifteen, Anne and Gilbert’s youngest daughter, Rilla, dreams only of her first dance and getting her first kiss from the dashing Kenneth Ford. Soon, however, even far-off Ingleside is engulfed by Europe’s raging conflict, as Rilla’s brothers Jem and Walter both… Read More ›

Blog Tour »

So, You Want To Be a Human Tour: Introduction

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Welcome to the “So You Want To Be a Human” Tour, brought to you by the lovely people at Simon & Schuster Canada and fellow bloggers Joey and Amanda. What’s this tour about, you may ask? Simon & Schuster Canada happen to be publishing three very different and wonderful books that examine what it means… Read More ›

Personal Musing »

Welcome back … Pokemon Go Style

(0) gone girl

Hey there! *waves* How are you? Been a while, right? I’m sorry for the delay in posting – committee work has been at its peak in the past few months, and while I’m reading up a storm, I can’t post a lot about what I’m reading (right now) until official lists are submitted and/or published. Let’s… Read More ›

Contests »

GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the final book in Lisa McMann’s UNWANTEDS series!

(6) The UnwantedsIsland of Dragons

The time has finally come… it’s the final book in Lisa McMann’s incredible series, The Unwanteds. Hard to believe that it has been five years and seven books, but we are finally at the ultimate challenge for Alex and Aaron, as they fight to save Quill and Artimé. This series has been a long-time favourite of… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

(3) Nothing beats a handwritten letter...

For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters — no matter the alphabet. You can capture a neon sign, a sentence scribbled in an old phone booth, a random letter that’s seemingly out of place, or anything else. As you look through your lens, think about how your image might convey something bigger: a… Read More ›

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