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ARC Book Review: “Malagash” by Joey Comeau

Summary (From ECW): A precisely crafted, darkly humorous portrait of a family in mourning Sunday’s father is dying of cancer. They’ve come home to Malagash, on the north shore of Nova Scotia, so he can die where he grew up. Her mother and her brother are both devastated. But devastated isn’t good enough. Devastated doesn’t… Continue reading ARC Book Review: “Malagash” by Joey Comeau

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Blog Tour: Q&A with Ron Sexsmith, Author of “Deer Life”

It’s been an amazing week for the Deer Life blog tour! There’s been giveaways, reviews, and Q&A’s! If you’ve been following my twitter feed, you might have noticed me retweeting quite a bit! Yes, I’m kind of Deer Life obsessed. But that’s ok, because this book is worth it! Shout out to Dundurn Press for publishing… Continue reading Blog Tour: Q&A with Ron Sexsmith, Author of “Deer Life”

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ARC Book Review: “Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss

Summary (From Goodreads): Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty-eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis. In the wake of his parents’ deaths, his divorce from his wife of more than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm where he… Continue reading ARC Book Review: “Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss

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eARC Book Review: “The Zoo” by Christopher Wilson

Summary From Goodreads: There are certain things that Yuri Zipit knows: That being official food-taster for the leader of the Soviet Union requires him to drink too much vodka for a 12-year-old. That you do not have to be an Elephantologist to see that the great leader is dying. That Marshal Bruhah has been known… Continue reading eARC Book Review: “The Zoo” by Christopher Wilson

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eARC Book Review: “The Visitors” by Catherine Burns

  Summary From Goodreads: Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking secret that John keeps in the cellar. Until, suddenly,… Continue reading eARC Book Review: “The Visitors” by Catherine Burns

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Book Review: “The Light Keeper’s Daughter” by Jean E. Pendziwol

Rating:  5/5 Genre: Historical fiction Summary (From Goodreads) Though her mind is still sharp, Elizabeth’s eyes have failed. No longer able to linger over her beloved books or gaze at the paintings that move her spirit, she fills the void with music and memories of her family—a past that suddenly becomes all too present when her… Continue reading Book Review: “The Light Keeper’s Daughter” by Jean E. Pendziwol

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Book Review: “Fierce Kingdom” by Gin Phillips

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Thriller, mystery Summary (From Goodreads) An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she’ll go to protect him. The zoo is nearly empty as Joan and her four-year-old son soak up the last few moments of playtime. They are happy, and the day has… Continue reading Book Review: “Fierce Kingdom” by Gin Phillips