Category: I wrote this
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
I keep a book journal. In it, I keep track of everything I read, the dates on which I cracked it open and slammed it shut, give it a rating out of five stars, and write a few lines. It was my blog before I started my blog. I read The Hate U Give in one…
AuthaGraph World Map; I want it.
Have you seen this new world map? It won a prestigious design award in Japan and is now being used in text books for Japanese students. Now, I have a map on my wall at home. It was a $5 purchase from the local bookstore that I threw in a cheap, ill-fitting Walmart frame and…
You’re doing it wrong, Googler
Entertainingly enough, one of the most common Google searches that bring people to my site is “Chicago Med Tori”. Until now, there were two reasons for which a misguided Googler might arrive here using those terms: I posted a very short note about Chicago P.D. (Which is also created by Dick Wolf and exists in the same TV universe as…
This week was kind of momentous, and I have the perfect Throwback Thursday post to celebrate. Published in May 2012, this was the last article I ever wrote for the Virden Empire-Advance. Though I was taking distance courses from SFU the entire time I was living and working in Manitoba, my decision to uproot my life, leave…
It’s officially official!
Guess who just got their master’s degree in publishing. (It was me.)
Have you listened to Lemonade? You should listen to Lemonade. I’m not a member of the #BeyHive, and I typically wouldn’t give a fig about a Beyoncé album, but Lemonade is really good. And the song Daddy Lessons is too good to miss. This is not a video of the album, just a preview.
Seriously… just read it.
In case you aren’t aware, Aaron Cully Drake’s debut novel Do You Think This Is Strange? is awesome. I’m not the only one who thinks so. Last week it was short listed for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and today it was long listed for one of Canada’s oldest literary awards, the Stephen Leacock Award for…
I told you this book was good…
A ridiculously massive congratulations goes out to Aaron Cully Drake today, because his novel, Do You Think This Is Strange?, has been shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. This is a big deal, people! Huge. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—y’all should read this book. I’ll make it easy: Here it is. Here’s the announcement. Click…
I’M AN AUNTIE AGAIN! I am pretty pumped.