Books With Friends: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory

Books With Friends

In this edition of Books with Friends, I chatted with Natasha from Natasha Devine Photography about Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory, by Caitlin Doughty. I’d seen a couple photos of this book before, but never really gave it much thought. After hearing Natasha talk about it though, I’m hoping I find time to read it for myself one day!

Death has always been a scary topic for me, and I’ve been trying to come to terms with it more because, well, it’s inevitable. One of my uncles is also a funeral director, and my Dad works part-time with him now too, so the funerary business isn’t exactly foreign to me. However, I still found some of these topics to be new and weirdly interesting, and hope you do too.

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Books With Friends: Queen of Air and Darkness

Books With Friends

In this installment of Books With Friends, I sat down with Caitlin from My Tech Wardrobe! Caitlin works in Kitchener-Waterloo’s growing tech industry (as do I!) and has a wonderful Instagram account where she helps people navigate open, casual dress codes in the workplace. If you need some fashion inspiration, be sure to check her out. If you want to know her thoughts on Cassandra Clare’s Queen of Air and Darkness, keep reading!

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Books With Friends: American War

Books with Friends

My friend and fellow book-clubber, Jenny, loved American War so much she wanted to keep talking about it even after our book club discussed it! This novel, which was recently short-listed for Canada Reads, is amazing. It’s the only book I’ve read in my book club that I’ve rated as 5-stars. It’s beautiful and heart-wrenching, and if you haven’t read it yet you should go pick up a copy right now.

Don’t believe me? Then take a look at what Jenny had to say about it!

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