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Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Those who enjoy appreciating cutting, witty, and sometimes dark humour with a dash of philosophical thought mixed in will find…

1 year ago

Dear Hearts by Barbara Miller Biles

Dear Hearts is a collection of character-driven stories that are whimsical, sometimes magical, unsentimental yet poignant, and focus on the…

1 year ago

The Rage Room by Lisa de Nikolits

The Rage Room is a dystopian novel set in 2055 in a world that is controlled by a woman named…

2 years ago

Look After Her by Hannah Brown

Upon the death of their art-loving parents, thirteen and fourteen year old Jewish sisters are kidnapped by a family friend…

2 years ago

Swimmers in Winter by Faye Guenther

Faye Guenther’s first collection of short fiction, Swimmers in Winter, is described as a “trifecta of diptychs.” Any of the…

2 years ago

Seeds and Other Stories by Ursula Pflug

In my years of reading and reviewing, I consider Ursula Pflug one of my "finds", that is, an author that…

2 years ago

No Girls Allowed by Natalie Corbett Sampson

No Girls Allowed, by Natalie Corbett Sampson, follows ten-year-old Tina Marie Forbes and her family as they fight for her…

3 years ago

Lightness by Fanie Demeule, trans. by Anita Anand

According to one source, 90% of all anorexics are females. They lose a few pounds but are still not satisfied.…

3 years ago

Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters by Anita Kushwahal

Anita Kushwaha's follow-up to her 2018 award-winning novel (and 2020 longlist nominee) Side by Side is Secret Lives of Mothers…

3 years ago

On the Edge by Lesley Strutt

On the Edge is a novel of a young person determined to take matters into their own hands to find…

3 years ago

The Allspice Bath by Sonia Saikaley

Award-winning author Sonia Saikely's newest novel, The Allspice Bath is an enjoyable, yet emotional story about a Lebanese family living…

3 years ago

A Philosopher, a Psychologist, and an Extraterrestrial Walk into a Chocolate Bar by Jass Richards

Spike, a psychologist and activist, and Jane, a philosopher and writer, leave their dead-end temp jobs in Toronto and head…

3 years ago

Land for Fatimah by Veena Gokhale

Land for Fatimah is an excellent example of the type of book that exists to broaden the horizons of those…

4 years ago

Under the Bridge by Anne Bishop

When stress causes an old trauma to surface, Lucy, a longtime community organizer, teacher and anti-poverty activist, loses control of…

4 years ago

The Daughters’ Story by Murielle Cyr

Nadine is banished to a home for unwed mothers in 1950. She’s 15. Her baby daughter, whose father is shrouded…

4 years ago

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