‘The Curiosity Bookshop’ Reader Personality: A Book Dumpling List

April 28, 2015

Profile: ‘The Curiosity Bookshop’ Personality Books you love are not fantasy, in its pure, genre manifestation – more like they incorporate just the right amount of magical realism. You love stories having to do with real issues that incorporate light doses of magic and / or incredulous situations. You are curious about a world in… Read More

BOOK DUMPLING’S ‘MOST RECOMMENDED: DEALING WITH ANXIETY’ READS

April 15, 2015

I get funny looks when people discover that, before heading to work in the morning, I drive forty-five minutes out of my way for my favourite coffee. Some find this idea stressful; I find driving one of the most relaxing mechanisms for alleviating anxiety. Going over Mount Royal while listening to an intelligent, thought-provoking podcast… Read More

BOOK DUMPLING’S ‘MOST RECOMMENDED: TEEN BOYZ’ READS

April 5, 2015

One of the more frequent questions I get on the blog is: ‘how can I make my teenage boys read?’ Part of me wonders if our assumption that teenage boys don’t like reading, is part of the reason why some of them don’t? Many of the teenage girls I teach aren’t reading, either, yet people… Read More