Tagged with My Reading Life

March 28, 2017
  You know those people who could win the Olympic gold medal for speed-reading? The ones who seem to glance at their textbooks in school and still get an A? I’m definitely not one of them, and never have been. I’m the type to savour books, lingering ...
February 13, 2017
When my husband and I imagined getting married this past June in Rigaud, Quebec,  we knew a couple of things were a must: We had to be married in nature, and we had to be surrounded by books. Aside from both being lifelong book nerds, we actually ...

Three Books That Saved My Life

November 13, 2016
I often wonder where exactly I’d be if the right books had not found me at the right time. I’d like to think that I’d be okay no matter what, but the truth is that certain passages from certain books have been like life preservers for me throughout ...

How a family of 3 lives with books in less than 300 square ft.

September 23, 2016
  For Dorissa and Justin Grimard, taking the big leap to tiny home living was both a drawn out process and spur of the moment decision. After hearing about British Columbia’s growing micro house movement from a coworker in 2012, Dorissa (who goes by ...

Living with Books in a 31’ 1977 Airstream Land Yacht

August 15, 2016
  When brothers Matt and Tim Otten spotted a sales listing for an old ‘70s Airstream, they knew it was the kind of project they had been looking for. Tim, a seasoned builder and Matt a marketing professional, had everything they needed to renovate ...

Books I Read & Books I Keep

July 25, 2016
Three months ago, my girlfriend and I moved into a gorgeous (but tiny) 500 square-foot flat. The smaller space meant tough decisions: do I really need to keep that novelty singing fish plaque? Is this grade nine baseball jersey (now, several sizes too ...