Category Archives: Grimsby Author Series

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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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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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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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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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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3. The Last Neanderthal (Claire Cameron)

I have had The Last Neanderthal on my TBR shelf for far too long!  I was so lucky to win an advanced reader copy through Goodreads.  Why has it been sitting on my shelf so long?   I delayed reading … Continue reading

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Wayne Johnston: Grimsby Author Series

I have not read any of Newfoundland author, Wayne Johnston’s, work.  After hearing his speak as part of the Grimsby Author Series in September, I clearly have something to look forward to!  Although this was my first time meeting him, … Continue reading

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Michael Redhill: Grimsby Author Series

Now that my book review posts are all caught up, I have a number of events to write.  It seems totally appropriate that I add a post about the September evening, at the Grimsby Author Series, when Michael Redhill inspired … Continue reading

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