The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag

One tradition that exists on BookTube (I plan to do a future blog post of my favorite booktubers soon ; would you be interested to read it? Please comment to let me know!) are the tag videos. These tags are created by booktubers and they "tag" someone to do it after. Even if I wasn't... Continue Reading →

In Order to Live

In Order to Live : A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I devoured this memoir. Prior to this book, I had only read one other book which discussed the harsh reality of a North Korea's life. But even there, it was a graphic novel written by Guy Delisle, Pyongyang, where... Continue Reading →

June Wrap-Up

Soooo.... this month was a bit crazy for me. I've started a new job in Montréal, which means I commute about three hours a day... Luckily, this is about to end, as I've just found the perfect little apartment for me! I'll be at work in less than 30 minutes now, so that's something to... Continue Reading →

When Breath Becomes Air

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ First, let's say you'll need some kleenex before this book's ending... I found it absolutely heartbreaking. Paul Kalanithi was a neurosurgeon and a neuroscientist who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer before he even completed his residency. All his professional dreams were redefined by this brutal diagnostic. I loved how he divided his... Continue Reading →

My 5 favorite books of 2017 so far

Wow! We're already six months in 2017 and I can say that this year will be a good reading year! I've read 25 books in the last five months and a half, and this puts me 8 book ahead on my schedule for my Goodreads challenge. Let's say I'm pretty happy with that, considering that... Continue Reading →

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