by Shrida Sahadevan What’s home? Is it the secure, four-walled building with a roof to cover our heads? Is it the place of our refuge and rest? What’s home? Is it the reminiscence of simpler times with loved ones? Is it the echoes of where we began and how weContinue Reading

By Isabella Hird Bear Town by Fredrik Backman explores the complex relationships, gender roles, politics, voices and whispers that go hand in hand with life in a small town. Set in northern Sweden, so far north that many claim there is nothing but trees and ice; the people who liveContinue Reading

by Ashley Reid In any given year, 70 000 to 80 000 people are reported missing to Canadian police. Between 2010 and 2012, three people specifically from Toronto’s LGBTQ+ community disappeared: Skandaraj “Skanda” Navaratnam, Abdulbasir “Basir” Faizi, and Majeed “Hamid” Kayhan. All three were middle-aged men with brown skin andContinue Reading

By: Regan Reid Sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll is given a new meaning in Taylor Jenkins Reid’s New York Times bestseller, Daisy Jones and The Six. This 300-page novel is packed with as much drama and excitement as you would expect from a ‘70s rock band as they become worldContinue Reading

by Zoe Morrison “Everyone thinks reunions happen by themselves, just like office Christmas parties or non-denominational holiday receptions. (…) you pay your fifty cents per paycheque into the social fund and God or Satan or the ghost of a secretary who loved her job so much she never went homeContinue Reading

by Isabella Hird Migrations, by Charlotte McConaghy, is a love letter of sorts to a loved one, oneself, and the Earth. A beautiful, flighty, and farfetched book, Migrations seeks to define the complexities of connections. Set in a dystopic near-future time, where the Earth has been environmentally devastated and manyContinue Reading

by William Caron Beauty lies in the prime waterfall  While life flows through the wildest river  So that peace can always be found in the seven seas  Helios always gladdens the noblest of the elements  Although stormy cyclones may rise  In the depth of the ocean you find nothing butContinue Reading

by Ted Langston Chase Luke and Elisha share fishing on the Salkehatchie River, a river that flows past the plantation on which they have lived all their lives. They are seated at their favorite spot which is a good distance from the main house, clusters of workhouses, and slave quarters.Continue Reading