Laurie Stewart: “Michel Weatherall’s characters seem to take on far more life and realism in this book. “
Prolific author, performer, spoken word artist, social worker, Kai Cheng Thom is coming to Ottawa in support of her latest book and first novel.
For anyone looking for a little action and intrigue to offset the cheer of the holiday season, Sins of the Angels is a great read to escape with.
As Geoffrey Rush puts it in Shakespeare in Love, the secret to a great story is “laughs, love, and a bit with a dog” and Ottawa author Maureen Fisher delivers all three in her novel Fur Ball Fever.
Poitevin finishes off her Forever series with another modern fairy tale romance, Forever Grace. Fans of the first books, Gwyneth Ever After and Forever After, will not be disappointed with the sequel.
Review by Laurie Stewart. Fans of HP Lovecraft will love Michel Weatherall‘s The Symbiot, book one in a series. A new breed of terror in the night, intelligent prose, sympathetic characters, and time travel… well, sort of. A mysterious new theory of music sets in motion of a chain of events that could end the world. […]
Review by Barb Collishaw Seymour Hamilton’s The Hippies Who Meant It opens at a dramatic confrontation during an anti-war rally, where we meet the three main characters, Dick, Joe and Beth. They come from widely different backgrounds and only chance has thrown them together. A brightly painted VW microbus (definitely another main character) takes them to a […]
When an underpaid bartender’s assistant with a two hundred grand student debt and no prospects of promotion to bartender because all paid work requires significant years of unpaid internship serves an impatient, overpaid investment banker of a similar age waving a hundred dollar bill at him, what is really different about the two men, besides […]