Ana Historic by Daphne Marlatt

Ana Historic was the first book I ever read for University. Wide eyed, scared, and unsure of myself, but I was doing it. I was the first grandchild on my mom’s side attending University, and only the second person on my dad’s side. Needless to say, I felt a lot of pressure to not screwContinue reading “Ana Historic by Daphne Marlatt”

Maus by Art Spiegelman

This was the most unique books I read for class. They’re graphic novels that depict cats as Nazis, and mice as Jewish folk. We read Maus in my first semester of University, and I love graphic novels and comic books, so this was exciting for me. After we finished studying the books, I lent themContinue reading “Maus by Art Spiegelman”

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein wasn’t one of my favourite reads, but I didn’t hate it. The book was absolutely fascinating. Mary Shelley invented science fiction when she was suppose to be writing a goofy little ghost story to share with her friends. Let me say that again, in case you missed the important part. Mary Shelley invented scienceContinue reading “Frankenstein by Mary Shelley”

Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

I’ve grown up hearing about how great Michael Ondaatje is. A Canadian author that a lot of people love. Personally, I’m not a fan. Running in the Family is a memoir about Ondaatje revisiting his home in Sri Lanka. It was just ok. I genuinely don’t have anything to say about this book. I loveContinue reading “Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje”

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

I have a phrase reserved for books like this. It’s not a good phrase, in fact I’ve only used it positively in my life twice. You can tell this book was written by a man. No offence to every single man out there. There are men who’s writing I adore, and you can tell theirContinue reading “Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer”

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