Tag Archives: Canada

“A place called Winter” by Patrick Gale

I had no idea what to expect when I began this novel. At first it didn’t seem like it had anything to do with the blurb I read, as the first pages were an account of the horrific way the … Continue reading

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“Malagash” by Joey Comeau

As soon as I saw this title offered on NetGalley, I just knew I had to read it. The place name alone cinched it. As I sit in my cottage on a warm, though blustery day, I am just a … Continue reading

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Canada’s 150th birthday!

As a proud Canadian book blogger I would be remiss to not take note of my country’s 150th birthday celebration. And because I always have to mention books… here is a list of 100 novels that make you proud to … Continue reading

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“Safe as houses” by Susan Glickman

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of ‘cozy mystery’ and women’s fiction, then “Safe as houses” might just be for you! Set in the Hillcrest Village area of Toronto, the novel features as protagonist a former librarian turned bookshop … Continue reading

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“Cold mourning” by Brenda Chapman

Set in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city during the week leading up to Christmas, “Cold mourning” was a perfect novel to read this time of year. The prologue opens in 1995 in northern Canada where two young First Nations girls have … Continue reading

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Stray Bullets by Robert Rotenberg

In just a split-second an event can take place which impacts myriad lives. Not a profound premise perhaps, but all too true nonetheless. The novel “Stray Bullets” exemplifies this premise with a case that draws the reader to know more. … Continue reading

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