Roxanne Reads

September 12, 2015
by Roxanne
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Roxanne Reads Goes to the Movies – 7 Great Book to Screen Adaptations

Normally at this time of the year I have my nose buried in the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) catalogue of films (or my TIFF bible as I prefer to call it), trying to decide which movies I want to … Continue reading

July 22, 2015
by Roxanne
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Books fit for a Prince & Princess – Top 10 picks for Charlotte & George

To celebrate Prince George’s 2nd Birthday today and the christening of Princess Charlotte a couple of weeks ago, on July 5, we thought it might be fun to share some books that Prince William and Princess Catherine might consider for … Continue reading

July 3, 2015
by Roxanne
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Are you there Judy? It’s me, Roxanne.

This past Monday, I went to the sold out (in fact over-sold) conversation with Judy Blume at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. There were a 1000 people there to give Judy a standing ovation … Continue reading

August 15, 2013
by Roxanne
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To boycott or not to boycott?

The celebrated science fiction writer Orson Scott Card has recently come under attack for his recent public comments on gay marriage, with many calls to boycott the upcoming film of his Ender’s Game, as well as his other books; because … Continue reading