Book Review: The Wagers by Sean Michaels

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The WagersAuthor: Sean MichaelsPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: September 2019ISBN: 9780735278110 Synopsis from Goodreads:Theo Potiris is a grocer and a comedian who never repeats his jokes. After 15 years of open mikes, he’s still waiting for his break. When two other loved-onesContinue reading “Book Review: The Wagers by Sean Michaels”

Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson

*I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.*Title: An Idea About My Dead Uncle Author: K.R. WilsonPublisher: Guernica EditionsPublication Date: September 1, 2019ISBN: 9781771834513 Synopsis:An Idea About My Dead Uncle is about the identities we choose and the ones that are imposed on us. It is about being on theContinue reading “Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson”

Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: In VeritasAuthor: C.J. LavignePublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: May 1, 2020ISBN: 9781988732831 Synopsis from Goodreads:Led by her synesthesia, Verity Richards discovers a hidden world inside an old Ottawa theatre. Within the timeworn walls live people who should not exist–people whose very survival isContinue reading “Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne”

Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie

Title: GreenwoodAuthor: Michael ChristiePublisher: McClelland & StewartPublication Date: September 4, 2019ISBN: 9780771024450 Synopsis from Goodreads:They come for the trees. It is 2038. As the rest of humanity struggles through the environmental collapse known as the Great Withering, scientist Jake Greenwood is working as an overqualified tour guide on Greenwood Island, a remote oasis of thousand-year-old trees.Continue reading “Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie”

Book Review: The Inquirer by Jaclyn Dawn

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Inquirer Author: Jaclyn Dawn Publisher: NeWest Press Publication Date: October 1, 2019 ISBN: 9781988732671 Synopsis from Goodreads:When an accident jeopardizing the family farm draws Amiah Williams back to Kingsley, Alberta, population 1431, she doesn’t expect her homecoming to make front-pageContinue reading “Book Review: The Inquirer by Jaclyn Dawn”

Rats Nest by Mat Laporte

Title: Rats Nest Author: Mat Laporte Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 16, 2016 ISBN: 9781771662444 Synopsis from Goodreads: Mysterious and sometimes hallucinogenic, RATS NEST builds a narrative out of the complexity and dialectical uncertainty that many people feel about being alive in the 21st century. This first full-length book by Mat Laporte introduces readers to aContinue reading “Rats Nest by Mat Laporte”

Review: Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Nostalgia Author: M.G. Vassanji Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: September 20, 2016 ISBN: 9780385667166 Synopsis from Goodreads: In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to immortality have been overcome. As society approaches the prospect of eternal life,Continue reading “Review: Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji”

Review: Pauls by Jess Taylor

*I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Pauls Author: Jess Taylor Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781771661683 Synopsis: Pauls, the debut short-story collection by the exciting young writer Jess Taylor, is about people: the things that remain unseen to them; how they cope with their unforgettableContinue reading “Review: Pauls by Jess Taylor”