Book Review: The Broken Places by Frances Peck

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Broken PlacesAuthor: Frances PeckPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: April 2022ISBN: 9781774390450 ——— Synopsis:Vancouver. A day like any other. Kyle, a successful cosmetic surgeon, is punishing himself with a sprint up a mountain. Charlotte, wife of a tech tycoon, is combing the farmContinue reading “Book Review: The Broken Places by Frances Peck”

Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tracking the Caribou QueenAuthor: Margaret MacphersonPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: October 15, 2022ISBN: 9781774390610 ——- Synopsis:In this challenging memoir about her formative years in Yellowknife in the ’60s and ’70s, author Margaret Macpherson lays bare her own white privilege, her multitude of unexaminedContinue reading “Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson”

Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: There Are Wolves Here TooAuthor: Niall HowellPublisher: Newest PressPublication Date: September 1, 2022ISBN: 9781774390597 Synopsis: It’s 1997, and Robin and his two best friends, Steph and Dylan, are ready to dive into their first summer as teenagers. But when Catherine, a classmate’sContinue reading “Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell”

Book Review: Moose’s Roof by Jennifer Maruno

Title: Moose’s RoofAuthor: Jennifer MarunoIllustrator: Laurel KeatingPublisher: Breakwater BooksPublication Date: March 2017ISBN: 9781771031004 Synopsis: Until he discovered a park pavilion, Moose never knew life beneath a roof. His friends Beaver, Bear and Squirrel, however, all seemed to be roof experts. Moose decides to put his antlers to good use. With his friends’ help, he soonContinue reading “Book Review: Moose’s Roof by Jennifer Maruno”

Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Throwaway DaughterAuthor: Ting-Xing YePublisher: TundraPublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9781774880340 Synopsis:Throwaway Daughter tells the story of Grace Dong-mei Parker, whose biggest concern is how to distill her adoption from China into the neat blanks of her personal history assignment. Aside from theContinue reading “Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye”

Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Out of the SunAuthor: Esi EdugyanPublisher: House of AnansiPublication Date: September 6, 2021ISBN: 9781487009878 Synopsis from Goodreads:What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins, when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are,Continue reading “Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan”

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”