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Is Everyone Hanging out without Me? // Mindy Kaling’s Memoir

I used to chuckle when watching The Mindy Project (TV Series), but I’m positive it’s been cancelled – as many of my friends have told me. This outcome, though, really hasn’t affected me. That’s kind of the same way I … Continue reading

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Not that kind of Girl // Lena’s memoir & my thoughts

If you were to ask me, ‘what got you through Cuba?’ I’d answer ‘Andrew and Lena Dunham’s memoir.’ To me, Not that kind of Girl was the perfect beach read (especially while I was sick). My perspective is a little … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Here’s the thing, I didn’t enjoy reading Lena Dunham’s memoir Not That Kind of Girl.

By: Meagan Laroque So if you’re madly in love with the woman and not open to critically discussing elements of this book, I highly suggest you stop reading this post. Maybe just click on Daniela’s link instead. It’s okay, we … Continue reading

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“Strong looks better naked” // Kardashians can write too

On my 28th birthday (back in January) I never would have expected Khloe Kardashian’s latest memoir Strong Looks Better Naked to be my favourite gift. Of course, this was given to me by my mother, because who else really knows … Continue reading

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The Catcher in the Rye //

Despite our long distance relationship –Meagan and I continue to read together – albeit in two different cities. She’s all the way in Ottawa (where I went to university) and I’m a four to five hour drive away in Toronto. … Continue reading

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Yes Please! // Amy Poehler is our comedy hero

Honestly, it shouldn’t have taken me this long to read this incredible book. It’s SO heavy though. Literally. You know I love reading on the subway, but lugging this hard cover with high quality paper around was too much for … Continue reading

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New Book List // Keep on reading on

Though it’s Mother’s Day and I love my mom a little bit extra today, I’ve been meaning to blog about our Book Club for Two 2015 book list for quite some time now.  So, while my mom indulges in an … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou // I know why the caged bird sings

I don’t research books before I read them. Instead, I love blissfully falling into the story – and the narrative. So, when Meagan told me that I know why the caged bird sings was Maya’s memoir, I was completely stunned. … Continue reading

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The Witchdoctor’s Bones // Book Launch

It was my pleasure this week to attend another one of Lisa de Nikolits’ book launches held in Kensington Market this past Wednesday at The Supermarket. The Witchdoctor’s Bones is this Canadian, female author’s fourth novel with The Hungry Mirror, West of … Continue reading

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My Friends Who Write Got Involved

THANK GOD, my friends who write got involved in my writing life. If they hadn’t I’m sure I’d still be lost in thought. Since my days working in retail at Black’s Photography with Francesco…he and I have bonded over books. … Continue reading

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