Category Archives: Book signing

44. Love and Ruin (Paula McLain)

For lovers of historical fiction, Love and Ruin is a terrific book that not only keeps you turning pages but necessitates google searches to learn more about Martha Gellhorn, her writing and her tempestuous relationship with Ernest Hemingway.  If you … Continue reading

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42. Vi (Kim Thuy)

Life has been busy and although I have been reading, I have been slow to finish my blog posts.  As fan of Kim Thuy, since devouring her debut book, Ru, I pre-ordered her latest book, Vi in preparation for meeting … Continue reading

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Tanya Talaga: Fold Festival

“As long as there is action, there is hope”. On Sunday the Fold Festival started with breakfast, singing and important discussion about Tanya Talaga’s  book, Seven Fallen Feathers which investigated the stories and the suspicious circumstances surrounding the deaths of … Continue reading

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Kim Thuy: The FOLD festival

What a fantastic weekend at the FOLD (Festival of Literary Diversity) Festival.  Attending sessions on Friday and Sunday, it is great to know that the remaining events will be available on audible soon.  The volunteers led by Jael Richardson did … Continue reading

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Heather Tucker: Book Club

Book club is aways a great evening, sharing books with a great group of friends but this month we were lucky to have a special guest join us.  After enjoying The Clay Girl, one of our members (thank you Shannon) … Continue reading

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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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Laurie Petrou: Grimsby Author Series

Sadly, the 2017-18 season of the wonderful Grimsby Author Series ended on Monday.  This is my third year participating and each evening is meticulously organized and a night to look forward to.  What could be better than an sold out … 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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