Category: Book Reviews.

Book Review: Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen

Book Review: Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen

I rarely do this, but when my new boss handed me a book and said ‘you have to read this’ I quickly slotted Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen into my reading queue. Why did I make an exception this time? Number one: she’s my new boss and I want to keep...
Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

This is probably one of the oldest books on my shelf. Hachette shipped me a copy of In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt two years ago, and every time Halloween came around, I vowed to read it. I finally got the chance in 2020 because *gestures wildly...
Book Review: Watching You Without Me by Lynn Coady

Book Review: Watching You Without Me by Lynn Coady

When I first received this book for review I was under the impression it was a thriller, but after talking to a few people they told me it wasn’t really like that. Then, I assumed it was just a literary ‘character study’, but others assured me this...
Book Review: The Beguiling by Zsuzsi Gartner

Book Review: The Beguiling by Zsuzsi Gartner

The Canlit community is abuzz over Zsuzsi Gartner’s debut novel, The Beguiling. Despite this being her first novel, Gartner is a well-established pillar of the Canadian writing community. She’s been shortlisted for a Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short...
Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

As I continue to read through my recently-released spooky books for Halloween collection, I’m treated to a wide variety of genres that incorporate elements of horror into their narratives. Today’s novel, The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox leans...