Atlantic Canadian Book Reviews

Autism: The Gift That Needs To Be Opened

Armstrong, Sally – The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor


Bala, Sharon – The Boat People

Barbeau, Melissa – The Luminous Sea

Benjamin, Chris – Drive-By Saviours

Bertin, Kris – Bad Things Happen

Bertin, Kris – Use Your Imagination! 

Brennan, Binnie – Harbour View

Brennan, Binnie – A Certain Grace

Bruneau, Carol – These Good Hands, Glass Voices

Bruneau, Carol – A Bird on Every Tree

Bruneau, Carol – A Circle on the Surface

Bryan, Ali – Roost

Bryan, Ali – The Figgs

Buckler, Ernest – The Mountain and the Valley

Burnet, Jaime – Crocuses Hatch From Snow


Canning, Bridget – The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes

Choyce, Lesley – The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil

Clark Joan – The Birthday Lunch

Clarke, George Elliott – George and Rue, Portia White

Coady, Lynn – Watching You Without Me 

Coles, Megan Gail – Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome

Coles, Megan Gail – Small Game Hunting At the Local Coward Gun Club

Colford, Ian – A Dark House and Other Stories

Comeau, Joey – Malagash

Conlin, Christy Ann – Heave, The Memento

Conlin, Christy Ann – Watermark

Crewe, Lesley – Relative Happiness

Crocker, Eva – Barrelling Forward

Crummey, Michael – Sweetland, River Thieves, Galore, The Wreckage, Little Dogs

Crummey, Michael – The Innocents

Cull, Kerri – Rock Paper Sex

Curran, Oisín – Blood Fable

Currie, Sheldon – The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum


Davison, Nicola – In the Wake

Day, Dian – The Madrigal (James’ review)

Dian Day – The Madrigal (My review)

de Mariaffi, Elizabeth – The Devil You Know

Domet, Stephanie – Fallsy Downsies, Homing

Doyle, Terry – Dig


Elliott, Marilyn Davidson – The Blind Mechanic

Endicott, Marina – The Difference

Evans, Kate – The Inward Journey


Fitch, Sheree – You Won’t Always Be This Sad

Fitzpatrick, Jamie – The End of Music

Frost, Karolyn Smardz – Steal Away Home


Glenn Norris, Laurie –Found Drowned

Graham, Genevieve – Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep

Graham, Genevieve – Come From Away

Grant, Jessica – Come, Thou Tortoise

Greer, Darren – Just Beneath My Skin

Greer, Darren – Advocate

Greer, Darren – Outcast

Gregor, James – Going Dutch


Hallett, Michelle Butler – This Marlowe

Hellard, Tyler – Searching for Terry Punchout

Helwig, David – The Stand-In

Helwig, David – Killing McGee

Hill, Andria – Mona Parsons

Huebert, David – Peninsula Sinking

Huebert, David – Six Six Two Fifty

Hynes, Joel Thomas – We’ll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Day 


Ingram, Katie – Breaking Disaster


Jewell, Sara – Field Notes: A City Girl’s Search For Heart and Home in Rural Nova Scotia

Joe, Rita – Song of Eskasoni

Johnston, Wayne – Baltimore’s Mansion, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, Custodian of Paradise

Jones, Amy – We’re All In This Together

Jones, Amy – Every Little Piece of Me 

joudry, shalan – Elapultiek, Generations Re-merging


Komar, Debra – The Ballad of Jacob Peck


Laffoley, Steven – The Blue Tattoo

Laffoley, Steven – A Halifax Christmas Carol

Loney, Bretton – The Last Hockey Player


MacDonald, Ann-Marie – Adult Onset, Fall On Your Knees, As the Crow Flies

MacLeod, Alistair – Remembrance, No Great Mischief

MacLeod, Alistair – The Boat, In the Fall, As Birds Bring Forth the Sun

MacNeil, Beatrice – The Geranium Window

Major, Kevin – Found Far and Wide

McDougall, Carol – Wake the Stone man

McKay, Ami – The Birth House, The Virgin Cure

McKay Jr., Leo – Twenty-Six, Roll Up the Rim

McLennan, Hugh – Barometer Rising

Mian, Sarah – When the Saints

Mitchell, Shandi – The Waiting Hours

Montgomery, Lucy Maud – The Blythes are Quoted, Anne of Green Gables, Emily of New Moon, Emily Climbs, Emily’s Quest, After Many Years

Moore, Lisa – Caught, February, Flannery

Moore, Lisa – Something for Everyone

Morgan-Cole, Trudy J. – Most Anything You Please

Morgan-Cole, Trudy J. – A Roll of the Bones

Morrissey, Donna – The Fortunate Brother


Nason, Riel – The Town That Drowned, All the Things We Leave Behind


Osmond, Rosalie – Broken Symmetry


Palka, Kurt – The Piano Maker

Pelley, Chad – Away From Everywhere, Every Little Thing, Four-Letter Words

Phinney, Sandra – Waking Up in My Own Backyard

Powell, Kerry Lee – Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush

Powning, Beth – A Measure of Light, The Sea Captain’s Wife

Poynter, Adele – Dancing In a Jar

Preston, Rachael – The Wind Seller


Raddall, Thomas H. – The Nymph and the Lamp, Hangman’s Beach

Raddall, Thomas H. – At the Tide’s Turn

Richards, David Adams – The Bay of Love and Sorrows

Robart-Johnson, Sharon – Africa’s Children


Shaw, RC – Louisbourg or Bust

Sinnott, Susan – Catching the Light

Skibsrud, Johanna – Tiger, Tiger

Slayter, Rebecca Silver – In the Land of Birdfishes

Spurway, Amy – Crow


Tacon, Claire – In the Field

Tattrie, Jon – Black Snow

Taylor, Susie – Even Weirder Than Before

Taylor, Wanda – The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children 


Victory Meat: New Fiction from Atlantic Canada, edited by Lynn Coady

Vryenhoek, Leslie – Ledger of the Open Hand

Vryenhoek, Leslie – We All Will Be Received


Warner, Patrick – One hit Wonders

Warner, Patrick – My Camino

Watson, Allison – Transplanted

Watt, Alison – Dazzle Patterns

Wesley, Gloria Ann – If This Is Freedom

Wilson, Budge – Before Green Gables, After Swissair

Wilson, Martha – Nosy White Woman

Winter, Kathleen – Annabel

Winter, Michael – Minister Without Portfolio

Winters, Michelle – I Am a Truck

Wunker, Erin – Notes From a Feminist Killjoy


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