Tag Archives: Canada Reads 2016

Canada Reads Wrap Up

Canada Reads 2016 had an amazing short-list of novels and a fantastic group of dedicated defenders.  The focus for Canada Reads 2016 was starting over and was my first year reading all of the short-list.   Although each novel had the same … Continue reading

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24. The Hero’s Walk (Anita Rau Badami)

The Hero’s Walk was my 5th and final read from the Canada Reads 2016 short-list of novels sharing the theme of starting over.  It is a tale of the rigid thinking of a Sripathi, a father from India, who shuns his … Continue reading

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22. Bone & Bread (Saleema Nawaz)

I am one book closer in my quest to read the 5 books from the Canada Reads 2016 short-list.  Bone & Bread is the third Canada Reads book that I have read sharing  the theme of starting over.  This story describes the lives of two sisters who struggle … Continue reading

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18. Birdie (Tracey Lindberg)

Canada Reads 2016  includes 5 books which share the theme of “starting over”.  The debate takes place March 21-24 when the Canada Reads winner will be chosen joining past novels such as Ru (2015), The Orenda (2014), February (2013), The Best … Continue reading

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