Tag Archives: humour

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (2014)

Rating: 4 Stars. Short Summary: Humourous non-fiction science speculative book that seeks to explain the highly unlikely – yet questions that certainly plague our thoughts written by former NASA scientist and author of XKCD web comic. What I liked: Not … Continue reading

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The Romantics by Leah Konen (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. Short Summary: Love tells the story of trying to restore a romantic teenager’s belief of love. The fact that Love is the narrator gave the book a bit of a lighter, sweeter feel, and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Years ago, I found Hannah Hart as she was just beginning her youtube career on My Drunk Kitchen. The first episode I ever watched was her freshly launched Hallowe’en Candy episode where she proceeded to rate various … Continue reading

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Highly Illogical Behaviour by John Corey Whaley (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. At the insistence of a book store clerk who seemed to have a shared taste in books, I was keen to give this a good crack. Solomon suffers from severe agoraphobia and hasn’t left his home in … Continue reading

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OCDaniel by Wesley King (2016)

Rating: 4 stars Daniel resides on the cusp of popularity. He’s a backup kicker for the football team, and his best friend is popular enough to keep Daniel on the fringe. Despite his social status, he tries to make an … Continue reading

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Kids of Appetite by David Arnold (2016)

Rating: 5 stars Vic’s father died two years ago, and in the midst of a breakdown, Vic runs away with his father’s urn and joins up with a band of misfits. He finds himself enamoured with Madeline (Mad), and receiving … Continue reading

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Downside Up by Richard Scrimger (2016)

4.2 stars Fred is in six grade and is still reeling from the loss of his dog Casey. One day, as he is walking home from school, and he loses his ball under a sewer grate. What he finds going … Continue reading

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