Book Reviews

Terrible things happen in Jane Smiley’s beguiling new novel.
The Fernie-based author's new novel offers an alluring study in contrasts.
If you’ve ever wondered why your to-do list fills you with dread or why texting a friend feels like such an effort, this is the book for you.
The Kingston-based author nearly redeems CanLit from its excess of the everyday.
MacDonald’s effortless ability to quickly spin pathos into humour makes the suffering of her characters humane and never heavy-handed.
Cross-dressing and gender-bending are not normally associated with highly conservative societies.
John Belshaw’s fascinating anthology contains original historical chapters by 15 researchers in various fields.
The Vancouver author creates a peculiar and pretty world of misfits and loners.
One of the dizzying things about a new novel from the British writer is that you never know what to expect.
Even disguised as fiction, Hysteric puts the in vogue confessional style into new light.