Survival: ‘Touch’ by Alexi Zentner and ‘Castle of Water’ by Dane Huckelbridge

Touch by Alexi Zentner I read Touch for my A-Z CanLit Project, thinking it was my last book. But I missed "Y", so I still have one more to go... which I'm hoping will be Effigy by Alissa York. Touch turned out to be more unusual than I was expecting. I was drawn to the "three generations … Continue reading Survival: ‘Touch’ by Alexi Zentner and ‘Castle of Water’ by Dane Huckelbridge

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White Hunger by Aki Ollikainen

Mid-October is when I put a request in at the library for this book. It took 2.5 months to get to me and it came all the way from Ottawa. But it was worth it. It is 1867 Finland, and the population is suffering from a severe food shortage. As a mother and her children … Continue reading White Hunger by Aki Ollikainen