#AnHistorianReads Book Club, July to Sept 2018

Hi everyone! I know that I normally don’t post on Thursdays, but I interrupt your regularly scheduled break to share exciting (to me) news: my book club is kicking off! A lot of my readers are book readers, and I love discussing books and what I’m reading with all of you. I will get into the specifics below, but the first round is starting now, so it’s time to get reading!

#AnHistorianReads Book Club, July- Sept 2018

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The 5 Best Canadian Books to Channel Your Inner Canadian

I know that most people are proud of their country in some way, but I think that overall, Canadians tend to be quite quiet about our love for Canada. We are not as showy or brash about our national pride as other countries, and as a result, I think we sometimes get forgotten about. Today I am sharing my 5 favourite books by Canadian authors to help you channel your own inner Canadian and celebrate this great country of mine! (Happy Canada Day, by the way- July 1 is ours!)

5 Best Canadian Books

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A Book and a Beverage, June 2018

Welcome back to my A Book and a Beverage series for my June recommendations! I’m trying to make my way through my Pop Sugar reading challenge, and I’m reading a lot of books that are okay but not really blowing me away- I’m glad I’m experiencing new genres and authors that I might not otherwise have read, but the end result is also that known of them have really struck me as amazing. (I still have half a challenge left, so I’m hopeful it will still happen!) I do have a few books that I re-read every few years, and I turn to them when I need more literary inspiration! This month is about an old favourite of mine…

A Book and a Beverage,June 2018

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3 Ways to Break a Reading Slump

I think that I can speak for a lot of readers when I say that when we love reading, we love reading. We can get lost for hours, taking in page after page and forgetting that the rest of the world is there. This is wonderful until you suddenly reach a point where you just don’t feel like reading. And then it feels weird. Sometimes it’s due to stress, sometimes a new routine, sometimes simply a run of uninteresting books. In any case, although it might take a while, you can break your reading slump and get back to your lovely reading routine! These are my tried and true tips to find yourself lost in a book again…

3 Ways to Break a Reading Slump

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Kobo Aura Review

I was lucky enough to win a Kobo Aura from Kobo a few months ago– I am a voracious reader, so I couldn’t believe my luck when I read that message! (It pays to enter contests, because you never know when you will win.) I wanted to do a review on it, but I decided to wait until I had used it for a few months before writing it, to get regular use out of it. This review is for the original Kobo Aura, an e-ink e-reader meant for reading on the go!

Kobo Aura Review

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4 Cozy Series to Make You Fall in Love With Mysteries

While cozy mysteries are often underrated and written off as a genre, I think that there is a cozy mystery for everyone! At some point in their life, everyone gets busy and stressed out and anxious and worried, and you need something to take your mind off of it all and escape. I find that the mystery bit helps your mind focus on something other than what is going on in your life, and the cozy part takes the grit and grime out of everything. They also tend to be longer running series, so you get more from the authors that you love! These are my four favourite cozy mystery series to make you love mysteries!

4 Cozy Series totMake You Love Mysteries

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A Book and a Beverage: May 2018 with Just Another Day

Welcome to May’s second A Book and a Beverage post! Last week, I shared my current favourite book but this week I am joined by one of my favourite bloggers (and one of my best blogging friends), Hannah from Just Another Day is here to share what she is reading and drinking at the moment! I was so excited when she agreed to do this as we have quite similar tastes in books, and I have absolutely loved every book that she has recommended to me. (I’ve already requested the book below from the library, and can’t wait to start it!) So without further adieu, here is Hannah!

A Book and a Beverage__May 2018 with Just Another Day

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