In the Wake by Nicola Davison

"Memory plays tricks. Memory is another word for story, and nothing is more unreliable." -- Ann-Marie MacDonald, Fall on Your Knees Emily and Daniel have moved back home to Nova Scotia, with their 3-year-old son Ryan, after living in Alberta for ten years. Emily is excited to be back by the ocean, but it also … Continue reading In the Wake by Nicola Davison

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The Honey Farm by Harriet Alida Lye

The Honey Farm has produced a lot of buzz since it came out. In advance praise for the book, Kirkus calls it "lush" and "poetic", Quill & Quire claims that it "evokes gothic tropes and a rippling aura of foreboding", while Iain Reid calls it "mysterious, suspenseful, and unnerving". In his review at The Miramichi … Continue reading The Honey Farm by Harriet Alida Lye

Boundary: The Last Summer by Andrée A. Michaud

It's 1967 in the vacation cottage community of Boundary; an idyllic place to bring your family for the summer. Until a teenage girl goes missing. And then another. Replacing the peacefulness of the place with terror. Who is responsible? is it one of the community members, or the ghost of an old man who used … Continue reading Boundary: The Last Summer by Andrée A. Michaud

‘The Fortunate Brother’ by Donna Morrissey and ‘The Couple Next Door’ by Shari Lapena

The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey Donna Morrissey is a well-known and accomplished author from Newfoundland (who now lives in Nova Scotia), and I'm embarrassed to admit that this was my first time reading one of her books. However, I am happy to say that I couldn't have been more pleased with my experience, and … Continue reading ‘The Fortunate Brother’ by Donna Morrissey and ‘The Couple Next Door’ by Shari Lapena

Literary Wives: How To Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman

Literary Wives is an on-line book club 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 … Continue reading Literary Wives: How To Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman