Book Review: The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Summer of Bitter and SweetAuthor: Jen FergusonPublisher: Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins PublishersPublication Date: May 10, 2022ISBN: 978-63086180 Synopsis: Lou has enough confusion in front of her this summer. She’ll be working in her family’s ice-cream shack with her newly ex-boyfriend—whoseContinue reading “Book Review: The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson”

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: 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: 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: 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”

Book Review: Starlight by Richard Wagamese

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Starlight Author: Richard Wagamese Publisher: McLelland & Stewart Publication Date: August 14, 2018 ISBN: 9780771070846 Synopsis from Goodreads: Frank Starlight has long settled into a quiet life working his remote farm, but his contemplative existence comes to an abrupt end with theContinue reading “Book Review: Starlight by Richard Wagamese”

Review: What is Going to Happen Next by Karen Hofmann

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: What is Going to Happen Next Author: Karen Hofmann Publisher: NeWest Press Publication Date: September 15, 2017 ISBN: 9781988732060 Synopsis from Goodreads: Karen Hofmann’s empathetic and cathartic novel, What is Going to Happen Next, pieces together the lives of five members of theContinue reading “Review: What is Going to Happen Next by Karen Hofmann”