As a YA enthusiast, I come across many books dealing with mental illness. Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton feels like a breath of fresh air with its endearing characters and relatively positive portrayal of paranoid schizophrenia.
Canada. A nation built by immigrants who arrived in search of a better life. This story of hope, longing, and fulfillment, is the story of so many. And while many of these stories end successfully, for brothers Michael and Francis
Nova’s New England town isn’t like other small towns—there’s an enchanted forest and a bookshop run by witches. As the granddaughter of those witches, Nova spends her nights investigating supernatural occurrences. So when there are reports of weird lights in
When writing about books, travel, or food, I am often asked, “What’s your favourite holiday destination?” or “What’s your favourite restaurant?” or “What’s your favourite book?”. The first two vary depending on where I am in my life and the
Award-winning recording artist. Celebrity chef. Master of the California grape. Roger Mooking is a Trinidadian-born, Canadian-raised man of many talents. Born into a family of restauranteurs (his grandfather opened one of the first Chinese restaurants in Bonaire), Mooking couples his
Chloe Pierce wants more than anything to attend Avery Johnson’s dance conservatory in NYC during her senior year. Her mom’s not a fan of the idea, but is also leaving town for a well-deserved vacation. So Chloe decides to head
I love to read in social spaces and what better combination than a book, a coffee, and a sweet treat? Balzac’s is my favourite coffee house in Canada; each location, chosen for its historic significance, reflects the neighbourhood in