I can’t even tell you how much I’ve grown to despise holiday stories, and here’s the kicker: I’m a sappy romantic human! I’ve just found so many of them feel snoozy and overdone. Most times, I can’t get beyond a few pages. Then I read ’Nathan Bourgoine’s Faux Ho Ho holiday novella. OH MY FREAKING … More My review: Faux Ho Ho restored my faith in holiday romance stories!
This is the third book in Jamieson Wolf’s Lemonade series, and I love these characters so much. It’s like catching up with old friends. I’m a big fan of the episodic nature of each chapter, and this series reminds me a bit of Tales of the City, with respect to the chosen family theme. I … More My review: Love and Lemonade, by Jamieson Wolf
Note: Not all the books were published in 2018. I just wanted to share with you eight titles I’ve read this year and have really liked. Okay, here we go, in no particular order! Pride and Prometheus—John Kessel Derek Newman-Stille, eight-time winner of the Aurora Award for Speculating Canada, is also the editor of the We Shall Be … More My 2018 List of “You-Gotta-Read Them” Books
Several of my author peeps post about their favourite books of the year and I think it’s a great idea. We’re not only writers, we’re also readers! This year I dove into books from authors I’ve met or had contact with on social media (except maybe Mary Shelley, but we so would have been tweeps). … More Life in My Microcosm: Cait G’s Top Ten Books of 2017!
When a story stays in my head days after I’ve read it or has a major impact on me, it goes on my reviews list. Su Sokol‘s Cycling to Asylum is one of those books that will remain with me a good while. In Asylum we meet Laek, a married school teacher and father of two with a … More Cycling to Asylum: A Plausible Future?