Month in Review: November 2021

Happy December, folks!

I’ve got my recap for the month and I reviewed so many books! Always happy to stay on top of those, even when I only share mini reviews (which is a lot less overwhelming). I’m starting to get very excited about my top 10 for the year!

Here’s what I read and blogged about this month! Template courtesy of Jenna @ Falling Letters.

Books finished:

  • Blue-Skinned Gods by SJ Sindu
  • Indigena Awry by Annharte
  • Survival In Its Many Shapes by Wil George
  • Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontës by Isabel Greenberg
  • Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón
  • How We Go Home edited by Sara Sinclair
  • Ancestor Approved edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong
  • The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer

Books reviewed:

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The Cookie Chapters: Book Recs for the Holidays 2021

Happy December! This was one of my favourite features from last year and I’m so excited to be bringing it back!

I love the holiday season and one of the best parts is baking (and eating) cookies. My family always makes lots of cookies to share but I’ve put a bookish twist on it this year with:

Graphic with photo of tray of Christmas cookies against a floral tablecloth in the background. Text on top reads "The Cookie Chapters @SpinesInALine Join in! #TheCookieChapters #SpinesInALine, Cookies by @WhatWillCassCreate"

Cookies baked and decorated by @WhatWillCassCreate

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Event Recap: Penguin Teen Fall-i-Day Preview 2021

I was happy to join Penguin Teen this month for another preview event, this time sharing some of their favourite kids’ and young adult titles of the year!

Graphic with turquoise background and text that reads "Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers Fall-I-Day 2021, Thursday, November 4, 2021, 7:00 pm ET / 4:00 pm PT". There are Christmas-themed illustrated stamps and the Penguin logo.

All of these have been published now (some just this month) so they’d make great holiday gifts for kids in your life or those young at heart. A few are very cute-sounding picture books that I’d be happy to read myself, plus a familiar favourite that’s been revamped!

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