Category Archives: ARC

19. The Beloveds (Maureen Lindley)

Thanks to Simon&Shuster for sharing this Advanced Reader Copy  (ARC) through a Goodreads Giveaway.  The Beloveds was another palate-cleansing, quick read before I get back to focusing on the Canada Reads short-list. Set in England, it tells the story of … Continue reading

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86. Smile (Roddy Doyle)

Thank you to Knopf Canada for providing an advanced reader copy of Smile, through a Goodreads Giveaway.  This is an honest review. Smile tells the story of Victor, a lonely man who spends his evenings in a local pub.  His … Continue reading

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69. Uncommon Type (Tom Hanks)

Thank you to Alfred A. Knopf/Random House for sending an Advance Reader Copy of Uncommon Type which was won through a Goodreads Giveaway. Tom Hanks has departed from acting in this creative endeavour, writing a collection of short stories which … Continue reading

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56. Girl in Snow (Danya Kukafka)

Thank you to Simon & Schuster Canada who shared an advance reader’s copy of Girl in Snow through a Goodreads Giveaway!  It is always such a special treat to win an ARC and read it before it is published! My … Continue reading

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