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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Our first friends to come and stay arrive in three weeks! Actors, surprise, surprise. One of them I nicknamed Chimney-Sweep many years ago. He’s from a place called Wakefield- and I don’t know why, but the accent sounds Victorian chimney-sweepish to me. 175 more words

My Favourite Teenage Reads...

When I was a teenager no one really used the term ‘Young Adult’ and I wasn’t really aware of many cross-over books that could be enjoyed by both adults and teenagers. 1,292 more words

Bookish Things

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

Lo and behold, I am back from my semester-long hiatus! It feels so good to be able to read for pleasure again and not feel guilty about it. 459 more words


Well-read favourites

Confession time: I’m a terrible reader. I’m always buying and excited to read new books, but time and time again, when I get a spare moment to read, I fall back into the comfort of books I’ve read many times before. 493 more words


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

I thought this book had an extremely powerful message. I think for some people, it’s hard to read or learn about people who are different from themselves, however, when reading this book you can’t help but want to learn about people’s differences. 408 more words

"the curious incident of the dog in the night-time" by Mark Haddon

This novel was by far the best read for me this year. Written in the perspective of Christopher, a fifteen year old boy with what seems like a severe case of OCD, “the curious incident of the dog in the night-time” follows the workings of Christopher’s rather brilliant mind through some deeply emotional events brought on by a mysterious murder of his favorite neighborhood dog. 108 more words


Do You Think This Is Strange? by Aaron Cully Drake

In order for me to tell you I have nothing to say, I have to say it, which means I have something to say.

Quite simply, I loved this book.

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Canadian Lit

Being Tori reblogged this on Being Tori in Victoria and commented:

The house I work for published this book. Technically I'm not breaking any [of my own] rules by sharing this review, because I didn't write it—the lovely Naomi over at Consumed by Ink did! But seriously, this is an amazing book. You should all read it.