Author Feature: How I Wrote The Birth Yard by Mallory Tater

We have a special, special treat for you today, Savvy Readers! Mallory Tater, the author of the upcoming novel The Birth Yard, has written a special inside look into her writing process and how she came to write her gripping, unputdownable new novel. The Birth Yard is the story of a young woman’s rebellion against the rules that control her body, […]

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Savvy Reader Talks The Crown with Jennifer Robson

So, you may have noticed that, here at the Savvy Reader, we can’t stop talking about The Crown. The new season has meant that we have royals on the brain 24/7, and to be perfectly honest, we’re kind of okay with that. It’s no secret that we have a soft spot for magnificent historical fiction, […]

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Savvy Q&A with Karen McBride

Karen McBride, an Algonquin Anishinaabe writer from the Timiskaming First Nation in the territory that is now Quebec, is the author of Crow Winter, a debut novel that tells the story of Hazel Ellis and her dreams. Well, sort of. Since coming home to Spirit Bear Point First Nation, Hazel has been dreaming of an old crow. He […]

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The Beauty of the Bookshelf

A little while ago, I took it upon myself to go through all of my bookshelves and dutifully record every single book that I own. After devoting an entire Saturday to this cause, the total ended up exceeding 800 books, which wouldn’t be too out of control if I had any sort of system to organize them. Aside […]

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