Category Archives: Author event

39. Sister of Mine (Laurie Petrou)

Thank you to Harper Collins for sharing a review copy of Sister of Mine for an honest review.   Sister of Mine is a book that should be read in one sitting.  It is a page turner and it is … Continue reading

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Joanna Goodman: The Home for Unwanted Girls Launch

It was terrific to be invited to Joanna Goodman’s launch of The Home for Unwanted Girls on Thursday.  Although it is a challenge to travel to Toronto during the week, Ben McNally Books provided a great setting for the author … Continue reading

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Jennifer Robson: Grimsby Author Series

At the risk of sounding like a stalker, the final night at the Grimsby Author Series was my third time at a Jennifer Robson event.  At each event, I have learned something new about her books and her writing process. … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter & Alafair Burke @ Burlington Public Library

On Thursday, the Burlington Public Library brought together Karin Slaughter and Alafair Burke in a terrific event moderated by Melodie Campbell.  This dynamic duo travelled from their homes in Georgia (Karin) and Manhattan (Alafair), all the way to Burlington, Ontario … Continue reading

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Elan Mastai – Grimsby Author Series

Elan Mastai is a screenwriter who wrote his first screen play during university.  He wrote his first novel, All Our Wrong Todays which was described as “a thrilling tale of time travel”. He created the 2016 that people in the 1950s … Continue reading

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Claire Cameron: Grimsby Author Series

The Last Neanderthal was not only an entertaining story but encourages a reader to reconsider the experiences of living 40,000 years ago.  It helps to reconsider history and understand new discoveries following the sequencing of neanderthal DNA in 2010.  Readers … Continue reading

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16. The Woman in the Window (A.J. Finn)

After meeting A.J. Finn at a Harper Collins event a couple of weeks ago, I held off reading The Woman in the Window as I wanted the story to be “fresh” in my mind for book club.  This novel is a psychologic … Continue reading

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Linden MacIntyre: Grimsby Author Series

“Every atrocity creates ripples that travel through time and space”. Linden MacIntyre’s visited the Grimsby Author Series for the third time, in November, to talk about his latest novel, The Only Cafe.  He is the author of 7 books including … Continue reading

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Alison Pick: Grimsby Author Series

“Fiction is about empathy, about imagining ourselves in a different world”. The November session of the Grimsby Author Series included novelist and poet, Alison Pick.  She joined to  speak about her latest book, Strangers with the Same Dream.  Described by … Continue reading

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Roz Nay: Different Drummer Books

As I catch up on author event posts from 2017, I can’t forget an eventing spent with Roz Nay and Robin Harding at the charming Different Drummer Books in Burlington.  The two West Coast authors complimented each other and the … Continue reading

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