Graphic Novel Review | Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Authour: Raina Telgemeier Format: Advance Reader Copy, 197 pages Publication date: August 26th 2014 Publisher: Scholastic Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: I first was introduced to Raina Telgemeier’s work when I met her at TCAF a few years ago. It was there that I learned about her graphic novel, […]

Book Review | Mãn by Kim Thúy

Authour: Kim Thúy Format: Hardcover, 135 pages Publication date: August 26, 2014 Publisher: Random House Canada Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “I had all of eternity because time is infinite when we don’t expect anything.” (p. 133) Honestly, I knew approximately a year ago from today that Kim Thùy’s […]

Frenzy Presents 2014 | Four Titles I Can’t Wait For!

Last Sunday, I got the great privilege of attending my first publisher event for bloggers. Hosted by the HarperCollins team at their offices, “Frenzy Presents” is sort of like a fall preview but just for upcoming YA titles from Harper. Anyways instead of doing an event recap, I’d thought I’d just highlight four of the […]

Book Review | Wildflower by Alecia Whitaker

Authour: Alecia Whitaker Format: Advance Reader Copy, 307 pages Publication date: July 1st 2014 Publisher: Poppy Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: A couple of days ago in a conversation with one of my best friends who has endured much of heartache and has experienced love numerous times in which […]

Book Review | The Great Canadian Bucket List: One-of-a-Kind Travel Experiences by Robin Esrock

Authour: Robin Esrock Format: Trade Paperback, 390 pages Publication date: October 12th 2013 Publisher: Dundurn Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “Travel magic is not about what you’re doing, it’s about whom you’re doing it with.” (p. 69) I think…at least for me it’s true what they say; when you […]

Mystery Monday | FaceOff

Mystery Mondays is a sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly and sometimes monthly review feature here on Words of Mystery that showcases books in the mystery (and on occasion thriller) genre that we are currently reading and our thoughts on them. Feel free to comment and leave suggestions as to what we should read and review next. […]

Book Review | After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Authour: Taylor Jenkins Reid Format: Advance Reader Copy, 334 pages Publication date: July 1st 2014 Publisher: Washington Square Press Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: There are scores of stories that just end when a couple gets married, leaving the reader to guess what happens after. However, After I Do […]

Book Review | Love and Chaos by Gemma Burgess

Authour: Gemma Burgess Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages Publication date: February 25th 2014 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “The only thing that will give your life meaning is the people around you. Create a circle of support that will keep you afloat when you feel […]

Blog Tour | Depth of Field by Chantel Guertin Book Review

Authour: Chantel Guertin Format: Trade Paperback, 195 pages Publication date: August 12th 2014 Publisher: ECW Press Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “…life doesn’t always unfold the way you think, the way you see it. There are layers. I hold my camera up and start snapping. Focusing not on the […]

Depth of Field Blog Tour Kickoff!

Today I have the pleasure of kicking off the Depth of Field blog tour with my review of the book and a giveaway. Be sure to check out my review later today on the blog, as well as the other blog tour stops which are listed below!     Words of Mystery – Friday, August […]