Send More Tourists…the Last Ones Were Delicious by Tracey Waddleton

While some reviewers think that the humorous title befits this book, I think there is a darker side to many of the stories to which I was immediately attracted to.

Two New Short Story Collections from Tightrope Books

One thing is definite about Toronto’s Tightrope Books: they know a good short story when they see one. In 2016, they published Danila Botha’s excellent collection of short stories For All of the Men (and Some of the Women) I’ve Known which met with great success. Now I have just finished reading two more fine …

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Three New 2018 Titles From Breakwater Books

These three new titles from Newfoundland’s Breakwater Books have something for everyone, from very young to a more mature audience. The Secret of Bowring Park by Christine Gordon Manley (with illustrations by Laurel Keating) is a fairytale for all ages, not just children. It concerns two sisters, Natalie and her older sister Elizabeth. They are …

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