Dog-eared: January 2015

Merna Foster is a Canadian historian and the force behind a petition to get Canadian women and ethnic minorities onto bank notes (see Canadian Geographic’s interview of her). She is also the creator of heroines.ca, a small but hopefully soon-to-grow website devoted to women in Canadian history. Two months ago a …

Clover's Luck (The Magical Animal Adoption Agency #1) by Kallie George: A Review

Hardcover, 144 pages Expected publication: February 3rd 2015 by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Source: Author Clover’s Luck is the first in a new early reader series by Kallie George who is a local author and an alumnus of  the MACL program at UBC (that all the Book Warriors graduated from). I have …

The Cover Wars: Dreamy Colours!

Apparently, when I think covers with a dreamy/whimsical feel, I mean pink-ish covers? Anyway, you all know the drill: join the conversation! Leave us a comment! 🙂 Marguerite Caine’s physicist parents are known for their radical scientific achievements. Their most astonishing invention: the Firebird, which allows users to jump into parallel universes, …

Publisher Spotlight Review: Julia, Child written by Kyo Maclear with illustrations by Julie Morstad

Hardcover, 32 pages Published July 8th 2014 by Tundra Books Source: Publisher Julia, Child is a beautifully composed book focusing on two children with a passion for cooking and a desire to spread their happiness to the adults who go around their lives so glumly. Julia’s experience with French food as a …