Canadian Book Reviews

Alexis, André – PastoralFifteen Dogs, The Hidden Keys

Anderson-Dergatz, Gail – The Cure for Death By Lightning

Ashby, Madeline – Company Town

Atwood, Margaret – Moral Disorder, The Heart Goes Last, Alias Grace

Atwood, Margaret – Stone Mattress

Autism: The Gift That Needs To Be Opened

Awad, Mona – 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

 

Badami, Anita Rau – The Hero’s Walk

Barwin, Gary – Yiddish For Pirates

Bergen, David – Stranger

Bertin, Kris – Bad Things Happen

Boyden, Joseph – The Orenda, Wenjack

Brennan, Binnie – Harbour View

Bruneau, Carol – These Good Hands, Glass Voices

Bryan, Ali – Roost

Butler, Jenna – A Profession of Hope

Bydlowska, Jowita – Drunk Mom, Guy

 

Cahill, Matt – The Society of Experience

Cameron, Claire – The Bear

Canning, Bridget – The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes

Carter, Lauren – Swarm

Christie, Evie – The Bourgeois Empire

Christie, Michael – If I Fall, If I Die

Clark, Joan – The Birthday Lunch

Clarke, George Elliott – George and Rue

Coles, Megan Gail – Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome

Conlin, Christy Ann – Heave, The Memento

Crummey, Michael – River Thieves

Crummey, Michael – Sweetland, Little Dogs

Cutter, Nick – The Troop

 

Daniell, Ruth – boobs: Women Explore What It means To Have Breasts

Davidson, Craig – Precious Cargo

Davies, Robertson – Tempest-Tost

Davis, Lauren B. – The Empty Room, Our Daily Bread, Against A Darkening Sky, The Radiant City

Dawn, Amber – How Poetry Saved My Life

de Mariaffi, Elisabeth – The Devil You Know

Deacon, Gillian – Naked Imperfection

De Sa, Anthony – Kicking the Sky

Doctor, Farzana – All Inclusive

Domet, Stephanie – Fallsy Downsies, Homing

Donoghue, Emma – Astray, The Wonder

Donoghue, Emma – Room

Drake, Aaron Cully – Do You Think This Is Strange?

Dumont, Claudine – Captive

Dumont, Dawn – Nobody Cries at Bingo

 

Echlin, Kim – Under the Visible Life

Eddie, Christine – The Douglas Notebooks

Edugyan, Esi – Half-Blood Blues

Endicott, Marina – Good To A Fault, Close To Hugh

Evans, Kate – The Inward Journey

 

Fallis, Terry – No Relation

Ferguson, Will – Happiness

Findley, Timothy – The Wars

Fishbane, Melanie J. – Maud

Foss, Krista – Smoke River

Fowles, Stacey May – Infidelity

Frost, Karolyn Smardz – Steal Away Home

 

Galloway, Steven – The Cellist of Sarajevo

Galloway, Steven – The Confabulist

Gault, Cinda – This Godforsaken Place

Gault, Connie – A Beauty

Gibb, Camilla – Sweetness in the Belly

Gowdy, Barbara – We So Seldom Look on Love

Graham, Genevieve – Tides of HonourPromises to Keep

Greer, Darren – Just Beneath My Skin

Gruen, Sara – At the Water’s Edge

 

Hage, Rawi – Cockroach

Hallett, Michelle Butler – This Marlowe

Harrison, A.S.A. – The Silent Wife

Hawley, Alix – All True Not A Lie In It

Hill, Lawrence – The Illegal, Dear Sir I Intend to Burn Your Book, Black Berry Sweet Juice

Hosking, Jay – Three Years With the Rat

Humphreys, Helen – Coventry

 

Itani, Frances – Deafening, Tell

 

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

Joe, Rita – Songs of Eskasoni

Johnston, Wayne – Baltimore’s Mansion

Jones, Amy – We’re All In This Together

Juby, Susan – The Woefield Poultry Collective

 

Kaufman, Andrew – The Tiny Wife

King, Thomas – The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America

Kogawa, Joy – Obasan

Komar, Debra – The Ballad of Jacob Peck

Koul, Scaachi – One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

Kutsukake, Lynne – The Translation of Love

 

Laffoley, Steven – The Blue Tattoo

Lansens, Lori – The Mountain Story

Lapena, Shari – The Couple Next Door

Laurence, Margaret – The Stone Angel

Lee, Nancy – The Age

Leroux, Catherine – The Party Wall

Lewis, Marc – The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not A Disease

Lindberg, Tracey – Birdie

LoveGrove, Jennifer – Watch How We Walk

 

MacDonald, Ann-Marie – Adult Onset

MacLeod, Alistair – Remembrance

MacNeil, Beatrice – The Geranium Window

Major, Kevin – Found Far and Wide

Mandel, Emily St. John – Station Eleven, Last Night in Montreal

McAdam, Colin – A Beautiful Truth

McDougall, Carol – Wake the Stone Man

Messud, Claire – The Woman Upstairs

Mian, Sarah – When the Saints

Michaels, Sean – Us Conductors

Montgomery, L.M. – Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne’s House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside, Rainbow Valley, Rilla of Ingleside, The Blythes are Quoted, Emily of New Moon, Emily Climbs, Emily’s Quest

Moodie, Susanna – Roughing It In the Bush

Moore, Lisa – Caught, Flannery

Morrissey, Donna – The Fortunate Brother

 

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

Nawaz, Saleema – Bone & Bread

Nielsen, Susin – The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen

Nielsen, Susin – We Are All Made of Molecules

 

O’Neill, Heather – The Lonely Hearts Hotel

Ondaatje, Michael – In the Skin of A Lion

Oppel, Kenneth – The Nest

 

Page, Kathy – The Two of Us

Palka, Kurt – The Piano Maker

Peacock, Molly – Alphabetique

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

Pflug, Ursula – Mountain

Powell, Kerry Lee – Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush

Powning, Beth – A Measure of Light

Poynter, Adele – Dancing In a Jar

Preston, Rachael – The Wind Seller

 

Quarrington, Paul – King Leary

Quist, Jennifer – Love Letters of the Angel of Death

 

Rachman, Tom – The Rise and Fall of Great Powers

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

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

Reid, Raziel – When Everything Feels Like the Movies

Richardson, C.S. – The End of the Alphabet

Robillard, Leo Brent – The Road To Atlantis

Ross, Cecily – The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie

 

Salverson, Julie – Lines of Flight: An Atomic Memoir

Samuel, Sigal – The Mystics of Mile End

Saucier, Jocelyne – And the Birds Rained Down, Twenty-One Cardinals

Schofield, Anakana – Malarky, Martin John

Schultz, Emily – The Blondes

Shields, Carol – Unless

Slayter, Rebecca Silver – In the Land of Birdfishes

Smith, Neil – Boo

Smith, Russell – Confidence

Snyder, Carrie – Girl Runner

Stenson, Fred – Who By Fire

Strube, Cordelia – Lemon

Swan, Mary – The Deep

 

Tattrie, Jon – Black Snow

Thanh, Yasuko – Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains

Theriault, Denis – The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman

Thien, Madeleine – Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Dogs at the Perimeter

Thuy, Kim – Man

Thuy, Kim – Ru

Toews, Miriam – All My Puny Sorrows

Toews, Miriam – Irma Voth

 

Unwin, Peter – Nine Bells for a Man

 

Vassanji, M.G. – Nostalgia

Vermette, Katherena – The Break

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

Von Konigslow, Alexis – The Capacity For Infinite Happiness

Vryenhoek, Leslie – Ledger of the Open Hand

 

Wagamese, Richard – Ragged Company, Medicine Walk

Walters, Eric – Safe As Houses, Trapped In Ice

Warner, Patrick – One Hit Wonders

Wharton, Thomas – Every Blade of Grass, Icefields

Whittall, Zoe – The Best Kind of People, Bottle Rocket Hearts

Wiersema, Robert J. – The World More Full of Weeping

Wilson, Budge – Before Green Gables, After Swissair

Winter, Kathleen – Annabel

Winter, Michael – Minister Without Portfolio

Wunker, Erin – Notes From a Feminist Killjoy

 

York, Alissa – Fauna, The Naturalist

Young, Jared – Into the Current

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