#LiteraryWives: Wait for Me, Jack by Addison Jones

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: Wait for Me, Jack by Addison Jones

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#WalesReadathon19: Among Others by Jo Walton

Jo Walton is a Welsh-Canadian science fiction and fantasy author. (I would not normally read a book by a known science fiction and fantasy writer!) I would say that Among Others is a gentle version of fantasy. I wasn't overwhelmed by magic or fairies or unicorns or wizards. It is a book about a girl … Continue reading #WalesReadathon19: Among Others by Jo Walton

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore (1955)

Poor Judith. That's the only way I can think of her. I can't remember the last time I pitied a character in a novel as much. And it's not because she lives alone, it's not because her looks lean toward the unfortunate, and it's not because she spent years taking care of her sick aunt. … Continue reading The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore (1955)

#LiteraryWives: They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple

Highlights of 2018

My last post focused on Best Atlantic Canadian Reads of 2018. Here's everything else... Best Books (in addition to Best of Atlantic Canada 2018, in no particular order): The Prisoner and the Chaplain by Michelle Berry You Are Among Monsters by Jon R. Flieger The Red Word by Sarah Henstra  (winner of the 2018 Governor General Literary … Continue reading Highlights of 2018

#LiteraryWives: The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve

#LiteraryWives: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones