Category: Literary Fiction.

Book Review: The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook

Book Review: The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook

Classic films and television have never been an interest of mine; perhaps it’s because I don’t have time to watch much these days, the thought of sitting down to something produced decades ago never held much appeal, but knowledge of films from the 40s,...
Book Review: Assembly by Natasha Brown

Book Review: Assembly by Natasha Brown

This slim little novel piqued my interest when I saw a short description of it in a catalogue. It touches upon race, class, gender, and the existential dread that millennials in particular seem to dwell upon, (what does it all mean? etc.) made even worse by the...
Book Review: Even So by Lauren B. Davis

Book Review: Even So by Lauren B. Davis

What’s the difference between a good and bad person? What makes a person selfish? Can regularly volunteering at a food bank cancel out the sins of cheating on a partner? Even So by Lauren B. Davis asks all these questions, and although not all of them are...
Book Review: The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery

Book Review: The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery

I don’t get the chance to read classics all that often because I’m usually reading the latest releases from publishers, which is of course exciting and I’m grateful for that opportunity BUT I also follow lots of bloggers who extoll the virtues of...
Book Review: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

Book Review: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

Recently there’s been a trend in publishing novels that focus on the 70s music scene, typically that focus narrows in on one band or musician in particular, a sort of ‘tell all’ story about their rise to celebrity. Both Glenn Dixon and Taylor Jenkins...
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...