The Blue Castle Readalong: #ReadingValancy

Back in May, Sarah Emsley extended an invitation to read and discuss The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery in November. May was a while ago, but November is coming up fast, so this is a friendly reminder. Please join us by commenting, talking about the novel on Twitter (hashtag #ReadingValancy), and/or by writing a blog … Continue reading The Blue Castle Readalong: #ReadingValancy

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Library Finds: ‘Nine Bells for a Man’ and ‘Victory Meat’

Nine Bells for a Man by Peter Unwin (2000) All along I thought I would read one of my Jane Urqhart books for the letter 'U' in my A-Z CanLit Project. But no, I couldn't be sensible - I had to ignore the five Urquhart novels I have on my shelf and search the library for … Continue reading Library Finds: ‘Nine Bells for a Man’ and ‘Victory Meat’

Blog Tour: The Road To Atlantis by Leo Brent Robillard

The unimaginable happens in this book. I knew it was going to happen, yet I still wanted to read it. How would the author handle it? Would it feel right? Would everything be conveniently fixed, or would it be depressing as hell? Everything starts out okay. David and Anne are on vacation with their two … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Road To Atlantis by Leo Brent Robillard

Wake the Stone Man + Q&A with Carol McDougall

  "...over 150, 000 Aboriginal children were taken from their families and sent to residential schools. The result of the physical and emotional abuse suffered by so many continues to impact future generations." Carol McDougall writes of this in the Author's Note at the end of her book, Wake the Stone Man, the well-deserved winner of the … Continue reading Wake the Stone Man + Q&A with Carol McDougall