Danielle Bourgon

Danielle is an educator, theatre artist, and book lover from Toronto, Ontario. She acknowledges that this is the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee, and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit where she is grateful to live and work. When she’s not drinking tea and reading on the couch, she’s recommending books to her students, friends, and family. She’s a feminist, a nerd, and a baker. Oh. And she has Hogwarts tattooed on her arm.

Books We Don’t Want Made Into Movies

Book and Sitcom Pairings for Your Reading Pleasure

Ever wondered what to read if you love Big Bang Theory? Have you laughed your way through the telenovela hijinks of Jane the Virgin? This post is for you! Learn what to read based off of your favourite sitcom.

A Love Letter to the Library Hold System

One reader's love letter to the public library hold system that has provided her so many great pieces of literature over the years.

100 Must Read Books with Love in the Title

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Gal-entine's Day, and the whole lovey dovey season. A comprehensive list of books with love in the title that covers everything from bell hooks to Ovid to Jenny Han.

5 Cookbooks for Newlyweds

A great list of cookbooks for newlyweds who want to cook for two, learn new cuisines, and master the basics.

Empathy and Kindness for Non-Readers

An avid book lover talks about how to talk with non-readers about the things you love but they don't. A look at how to share your passions, for reading or whatever, without alienating or dismissing others.

10 Songs About Bookstores That Every Bookworm Should Know

A list featuring songs with bookstore in the title or lyrics. Some are hilarious parodies featuring bookshops specifically others are more poetic descriptions of the scenes found within these magical places.

5 Cookbooks That Will Make Your Holidays Sweeter

A book list specifically for bakers. Five sweet cookbook recommendations for holiday bakers from Mary Berry to Ree Drummond to Nadiya Hussain.

Tips and Tricks for Reading When You’re Sick

It's cold and flu season so here are some helpful hints for how to keep reading towards your yearly reading goal even when you are snotty, phlegmy, etc.

10 Tips for Reading on Your Morning Public Transit Commute

Advice for how to make the most out of your morning commute on: streetcars, subways, buses, ferries, and all other forms of public transit.