Best Books of 2023 - Book Awards - Fiction

Best Books of 2023: Fiction (Part Two)

Here is Part Two of the Fiction titles that our team of reviewers judged the “Best Fiction” of 2023, in Alphabetical order:

The Current Between by Valerie Mills-Milde (AOS Publishing)

Desperada by Sofia Mostaghimi (Random House Canada)

Eyes in Front When Running by Willow Kean (Breakwater Books)

The Family Code by Wayne Ng (Guernica Editions)

The Full-Moon Whaling Chronicles by Jason Guriel (Biblioasis)

The Good Women of Safe Harbour by Bobbi French (Harper Avenue)

The Grimmer by Naben Ruthnum (ECW Press)

I (Athena) by Ruth DyckFehderau (NeWest Press)

Congratulations to all the authors and their publishers!


James M. Fisher

James M. Fisher is the Editor Emeritus of The Miramichi Reader. He began TMR in 2015, realizing that there was a genuine need for more book reviews of Canadian literature. It has since become Canada’s best-regarded source for the finest in new literary releases. James has been interviewed about TMR on CBC Radio and other media sites. He works as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist and lives in Miramichi, New Brunswick with his wife Diane, their tabby cat Eddie, and Buster the Red Merle Border Collie.