Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

I had a beautiful afternoon to myself a few weeks ago and decided to hit up Books Between Friends. I found this one in the current events section. The title popped out at me, and then I read the tag line, “A true story of bank heists, ice hockey, Transylvanian pelt smuggling, moonlighting detectives, and broken hearts”. How could I not pick this book up?!  Continue reading

The Illegal

I recently registered for A Night with Lawrence Hill at the Calgary Public Library, and all of a sudden The Illegal wins the Canada Reads crown, and blows up my Twitter. Needless to say, I dropped what I was reading, ran to Indigo, and picked it up.  Continue reading