T.U. Dawood Looking for something fun and different to read this winter? Want to immerse yourself in a classic novel, but something modern and trendy at the same time? Check out Quirk Books’ latest winner, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. Following the runaway success of Pride & Prejudice & the Zombies: The Classic Regency […]
A new Winnie the Pooh book hit bookstores earlier this week for the first time since 1928. This new book, written by David Benedictus and illustrated by Mark Burgess, features a new character, Lottie the Otter. She’s the second female character (after Kanga) in the franchise.
After hearing about To Kill a Mockingbird being banned at a Toronto-area high school’s reading list because a parent didn’t like the use of the “n” word in the book, I realized how lucky I was. Throughout middle school and high school, we read many books which dealt with sensitive topics or were at least “borderline” […]
T.U. Dawood Looking for some light mid-summer reading? If so, pick up a copy of the charming Pride & Prejudice & the Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith. Think Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets the Augustan era. Now, plenty of people have remade, updated or spoofed Austen both in novels as well as films. […]
Cynthia Cheng Making it in High Heels, an uplifting and inspiration collection of writing by women held its launch party at C Lounge in Toronto on August 25. The book, which is published by Burman Books, was written by 39 women from all over North America and its stories are comparable to the Chicken Soup […]
Cynthia Cheng On March 25, I had the opportunity to attend a book event hosted by The Society, an organization that hosts exciting events such as trips, author nights, movie screenings and a whole host of fun events. The event on Tuesday was held at Le Germain, a boutique hotel in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District. The […]