Sonya Lalli's debut novel, The Matchmaker's List, follows Raina as she struggles with the pressures of her family and her culture in regards to getting married. Her best friend is set to be married on Raina's 30th birthday and with her ex-boyfriend still looming in her mind, Raina is having a hard time handling the stress of her crazy busy investment job on top of all the blind dates her grandmother is setting her up with. I was lucky enough to have a chance to ask Sonya a few questions regarding her amazing book!
Ever since I was a kid I have loved learning about the different cultures of Indigenous people across Canada and as I've grown up, I've become more and more heartbroken by the hardships those who live on the rez have had to deal with. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an interview with author... Continue Reading →
Thank you NetGalley and Harlequin TEEN (now Inkyard Press) for providing me with the ARC. Sometimes my impulse requests on NetGalley are interesting. I don't always look at the author of the books I'm requesting but skip right now to the synopsis to see if a book appeals to me. This is one of those... Continue Reading →
I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Based on the movie of the same name, author and director Adam Garnet Jones's novel Fire Song is a story of loss, grief, and bad decisions. Tackling some prominent issues with the Native communities in Canada, Fire Song is an intense novel if... Continue Reading →
I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Mary H.K. Choi's debut novel Emergency Contact is a story of friendship and love, and overcoming grief through the deep connects formed even over short periods of times. A touching novel about self-realization and forgiveness, it's a very strong story and... Continue Reading →