This is the funny and at times heartbreaking tale of a young man's rough ride into adulthood. Felix Ryan is on a journey to discover who he is and where he is headed. He moves from rural Newfoundland to the hectic life of Memorial University in the late 1960s.
Susie Taylor's Even Weirder Than Before is an enjoyable chronicle of Daisy Radcliffe's life journey from Grade 8 through the end of high school in the late 80s/early 90s.
Spike, a psychologist and activist, and Jane, a philosopher and writer, leave their dead-end temp jobs in Toronto and head for Paris--on their lunch break--by car, stopping frequently to stock up on chocolate. Along the way, they meet X, a lost extraterrestrial.
Bad Ideas is a great read, a well-balanced mix of pathos and humour that I rated as four stars at Goodreads.
Sixty-two-year-old English professor Hugh Norman is getting ready to retire and just going through the motions. He’s detached, irreverent, and quite pleased with himself. But then he learns of a long-lost friend’s sudden death, and shockingly discovers a body while walking through a city park