As a YA enthusiast, I come across many books dealing with mental illness. Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton feels like a breath of fresh air with its endearing characters and relatively positive portrayal of paranoid schizophrenia.
Canada. A nation built by immigrants who arrived in search of a better life. This story of hope, longing, and fulfillment, is the story of so many. And while many of these stories end successfully, for brothers Michael and Francis
Nova’s New England town isn’t like other small towns—there’s an enchanted forest and a bookshop run by witches. As the granddaughter of those witches, Nova spends her nights investigating supernatural occurrences. So when there are reports of weird lights in
When writing about books, travel, or food, I am often asked, “What’s your favourite holiday destination?” or “What’s your favourite restaurant?” or “What’s your favourite book?”. The first two vary depending on where I am in my life and the
Chloe Pierce wants more than anything to attend Avery Johnson’s dance conservatory in NYC during her senior year. Her mom’s not a fan of the idea, but is also leaving town for a well-deserved vacation. So Chloe decides to head
I love to read in social spaces and what better combination than a book, a coffee, and a sweet treat? Balzac’s is my favourite coffee house in Canada; each location, chosen for its historic significance, reflects the neighbourhood in
On Tuesday, a few of our Brookies had the great privilege of attending ‘In Conversation with Michelle Obama’ presented by Elevate Tech Fest. Since we devoured her incredible best-selling memoir, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to hear her
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, the duo behind the wildly popular The Illuminae Files, are back again for this story about a motley crew of graduating cadets who must make tough decisions regarding the girl they just rescued. This story has