Category: Literary Fiction.

Book Review: The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour by Dawn Dumont

Book Review: The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour by Dawn Dumont

I’m no dancer, but I FEEL like doing a little jig of excitement when I see Indigenous author Dawn Dumont has a new book coming. She is without a doubt one of my favourite writers, and in my humble opinion, one of the best Canadian writers working today. If you...
Book Review: What Could be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

Book Review: What Could be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

Although it sounds clich√©, I can’t think of better way to describe this book other than ’emotional rollercoaster’. Perfect for book clubs, or a reader who’s ready for some family drama, What Could be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz is a...
Book Review: Swimming Back to Trout River by Linda Rui Feng

Book Review: Swimming Back to Trout River by Linda Rui Feng

After finishing the last page of this book, I released a great big sigh. Not because I was relieved it was over, in fact, I had hoped Swimming Back to Trout River by Linda Rui Feng would go on longer past its 260 pages. Instead I let out a sigh of contentment because...
Book Review: Astra by Cedar Bowers

Book Review: Astra by Cedar Bowers

Although it sat on my shelf for a few months, Astra by Cedar Bowers wasn’t pushed to the top of my stack until it appeared on the Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist. I wish my reading wasn’t a slave to the prize lists, but I must admit it helps me narrow...