Top Ten Tuesday: Book Covers with Fall Vibes

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl There’s something about the cozy mystery genre that screams autumn to me. No, every cozy mystery isn’t set at this time of the year, but I recently learned that a surprising number of them are. There are also a lot of cozy mysteries that include the colour orange in… Read More

6 Toronto Urban Legends for Halloween

Since most of the people who read this site don’t live in Toronto and Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year by far, this seemed like the perfect time to share some of our spooky local urban legends. The Lady in Red Lower Bay subway station was built in 1966 and shut down six… Read More

Satirical Thanksgiving: A Review of Addams Family Values

Content warning: Childbirth and dark humour. I will go into detail about the latter in this review.  Addams Family Values is a 1993 fantasy comedy film about a macabre but loving family who is trying to rescue their uncle from his new girlfriend who has a dark past and may have ulterior motives for dating… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: The Non-Fiction Book Everyone Should Read and Why

Hosted by Long and Short Reviews. Click here to read everyone else’s replies to this week’s question and here to see the full list of topics for the year. Narrowing down my ideas to only one suggestion was tough. There are many topics I believe all adults should have a good working knowledge of, from… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Humorous Book Quotes

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl Okay, so technically this week’s prompt was “favourite book quotes.” I tweaked it a little to become humorous book quotes because the world needs more laughter at the moment in my opinion. 1. “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ― Douglas… Read More

Rural Frights: A Review of Cabin for Rent

Title: Cabin for Rent – A Short Horror Story Author: Seth Tucker Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: February 19, 2018 Genres: Science Fiction, Horror, Contemporary Length: 19 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: Learn about the macabre history of the cabin on the lake, as you take a… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Favourite Things to Do in the Autumn

Hosted by Long and Short Reviews. Click here to read everyone else’s replies to this week’s question and here to see the full list of topics for the year. Autumn is a beautiful season in Ontario. You can spend hours outdoors without worrying about sunburns or frostbite, so most of my answers will reflect the… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2020 TBR

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl It was difficult to narrow this list down to only ten books. There are so many great stories coming out this autumn that I ultimately decided to give this a Young Adult spin. (photo unavailable) 1.The Forest of Ghosts and Bones by Lisa Lueddecke Publication Date: October 1 Why I Want… Read More

A Photo Essay of Toronto in September

Each month I share photos from one of the parks in Toronto to show my readers what our landscape looks like throughout the year. This is the eighth instalment of this series. Click on February, March, April, May, June, July, and August to read the earlier posts. It was  13 Celsius (55 Fahrenheit) and slightly cloudy during this… Read More