Category Archives: Grimsby Author Series

Emily Schultz: Grimsby Author Series

The crowd in Grimsby was treated to a conversation with Emily Schultz and enables to purchase Men Walking on Water the day before it was released.  I had previously been thrilled to win a copy of this substantial tome from … Continue reading

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Lynne Kutsukake: Grimsby Author Series

It is hard to believe that the 2016-17 season of the Grimsby Author Series is over!  The season has been full of amazing authors, great reading and wonderful introductions, not to mention the wine and snacks.  It is certainly worth … Continue reading

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23. The Translation of Love (Lynne Kutsukake)

In preparation for the final Grimsby Author Series event of the 2016-17 season, I immersed myself in The Translation of Love during a long trip home from vacation in Myrtle Beach.  It is a beautiful novel set in Japan during the American post-WW2 occupation.  Despite the … Continue reading

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Andrew Westoll: Grimsby Author Series

It has been a hectic week and I have been slow following up on the second insightful author of Monday’s Grimsby Author Series.  Andrew Westoll, author and professor of creative writing,  did not start out to be a writer.  He began his … Continue reading

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Amy Stuart: Grimsby Author Series

Amy Stuart is the girl next door, the hockey mom, the teacher and someone I would LOVE to have join my book club for an evening!  As an aspiring writer, it was inspiring to hear that she had participated in the … Continue reading

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Ami McKay: Grimsby Author Series

It was fabulous to meet Ami McKay, author of The Birth House, The Virgin Cure and The Witches of New York as part of her cross-country tour.  Born in Lebanon, Indiana, this author has another claim to fame – she … Continue reading

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94. The Wonder (Emma Donoghue)

The Wonder has been short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize this year and I have been looking forward to reading it since meeting Emma Donoghue at the Grimsby Author series in September.  I found the topic of fasting girls was unique and … Continue reading

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Kevin Patterson: Grimsby Author Series

The second speaker of the Monday night Grimsby Author Series was Kevin Patterson, promoting his latest book, News from the Red Desert.  This author who also practices critical care and outreach medicine is a former member of the Canadian Armed Forces … Continue reading

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Gail Anderson-Dargatz: Grimsby Author Series

I have been looking forward to meeting Gail Anderson-Dargatz after reading Turtle Valley and A Recipe for Bees.  Her first book The Cure for Death by Lightning is in my growing to be read pile and is on the CBC list … Continue reading

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Emma Donoghue – Grimsby Author Series

Although this was my first time meeting Emma Donoghue, this is her 3rd time presenting at the Grimsby Author Series.  She is an accomplished author, best know for her novel and subsequent screenwriting for the movie Room which was nominated … Continue reading

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