Hi, I’m Janice – a bibliophile and new mama trying to live more simply and sustainably. This blog is a place to share my thoughts as I journey through motherhood, tackle my TBR pile, manage two small bookish businesses, and attempt to be more eco-conscious.
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I am a mood reader, and my book choices are undoubtedly influenced by the weather and seasons. Autumn is my favourite season—it’s the perfect time to reach for those dark, twisted, and moody reads. I tend to gravitate towards classics, gothic horror, and historical witchy reads at this time of year. Here are some books … Continue reading Autumn Book Recommendations
You hide in the herd. You wait. And you never forget. I’ll preface my thoughts with the fact that I don’t typically read horror. I consider myself a “chicken” with an overactive imagination, so I’ve steered clear of horror movies AND books—until I saw the cover and description for The Only Good Indians by Stephen … Continue reading Book Review | The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
WOW! This is one of the most powerful memoirs I’ve read. Unique, poignant, and impactful—I could NOT put this book down. Synopsis: “‘Have you ever read Lolita?’ So begins seventeen-year-old Alisson’s metamorphosis from student to lover and then victim. A lonely and vulnerable high school senior, Alisson finds solace only in her writing—and in a … Continue reading Book Review | Being Lolita: A Memoir by Alisson Wood