The Small Things That End the World by Jeannette Lynes

Jeannette Lynes' new book about The Small Things That End the World (2018, Coteau Books) begins with two BIG things: Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In between these two monumental storms plenty of "little things" happen to the three main protagonists, Sadie Wilder, Faith Crouch and her daughter Amber. Three generations … Continue reading The Small Things That End the World by Jeannette Lynes

Following the River: Traces of Red River Women by Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Towards the end of Lorri Neilsen Glenn's enthralling memoir-like journey of discovery¬†Following the River: Traces of Red River Women (2017, Wolsak & Wynn), she states: "When we consider countless horrors in the world, innumerable disasters and catastrophes, a ship consumed by fire on a late summer night is but only one. Unremarkable, yet its dark … Continue reading Following the River: Traces of Red River Women by Lorri Neilsen Glenn