What I Read – January 2023

Read: The Marriage Portrait - Maggie O'Farrell (Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2022) The End of the Affair - Graham Greene (Heinemann, 1966) The Pull of the Stars - Emma Donoghue (Harper Avenue, 2020) Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owen (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2018) Classic Crime Short Stories (Canongate Books, 2007) The Three Lives of… Continue reading What I Read – January 2023

(Audio) Book Review: The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Set over three days in a maternity word for pregnant flu patients in Dublin in 1918 - there’s a LOT going on here. And yet this isn’t a book that feels overwhelming. It feels steady. You feel swept up in the unceasing action of a busy hospital. Rarely a moment to rest, life and death… Continue reading (Audio) Book Review: The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

What I Read – December 2022

Read: The Promise - Damon Galgut (Europa Editions Audio, 2022) How It Went - Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, 2022) The Glass Hotel - Emily St. John Mandel (Harper Collins Publishers, 2020) Around the Hearth - L.M. Montgomery (Nimbus Publishing, 2022) The Colony - Audrey Magee (Farrer, Strauss, Giroux, 2022) Cloud Cuckoo Land - Anthony Doerr (Scribner,… Continue reading What I Read – December 2022

What I Read – November 2022

Read: Dandelion - Jamie Chai Yun Liew (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2022) Good Inside - Dr. Becky Kennedy (Harper Wave, 2022) A Room Made of Leaves - Kate Grenville (Text Publishing Company, 2021) Away - Amy Bloom (High Bridge Audio, 2007) Trinity, Trinity, Trinity - Erika Kobayashi (Astra House, 2022) (translated from Japanese by Brian Bergstrom)… Continue reading What I Read – November 2022

What I Read – October 2022

Read: A Place for Us - Fatima Farheen Mirza (Random House Audio, 2018) The Daughter of Doctor Moreau - Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey, 2022) Chivalry - Neil Gaiman & Colleen Doran (Dark Horse Books, 2022) Lessons in Chemistry - Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday Canada, 2022) Pallbearing - Michael Melgaard (Astoria, 2020) The Collected Short Stories of… Continue reading What I Read – October 2022

What I Read: August 2022

Read: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie (William Morrow, 2021) The Human Factor - Graham Greene (Penguin Books, 1985) Liturgy of the Ordinary - Tish Harrison Warren (Intervarsity Press, 2016) The Baron in the Trees - Italo Calvino (translated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun) Astra - Cedar Bowers (McClelland & Stewart, 2021)… Continue reading What I Read: August 2022

What I Read – June 2022

Read: Fleishman is in Trouble - Taffy Brodesser-Akner (Random House, 2019) Next Sunday - Nancy Beach & Samantha Beach Kiley (IV Press, 2022) An Island - Karen Jennings (Hogarth, 2022) Five Tuesdays in Winter - Lily King (Grove Press, 2021) 1,000 Coils of Fear - Olivia Wenzel (Catapult, 2022) (translated from German by Priscilla Layne)… Continue reading What I Read – June 2022

What I Read: May 2022

Read: Where the Light Fell - Philip Yancey (Convergent, 2021) The Sentence - Louise Erdrich (Harper, 2021) Severance - Ling Ma (Picador, 2018) These Impossible Things - Salma El-Wardany (Grand Central Publishing, 2022) The Son of the House - Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia (Dundurn Press, 2021) Persuasion - Jane Austen (Everyman's Library, 1992) Howl's Moving Castle -… Continue reading What I Read: May 2022

What I Read – April 2022

READ: Women Talking - Miriam Toews (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) The Pull of the Moon - Julie Paul (Brindle & Glass, 2014) The Books of Jacob - Olga Tokarczuk (Riverhead Books, 2022) (translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) Darling Girl - Liz Michalski (Dutton Books, 2022) The Further Adventures of Miss Petitfour - Anne… Continue reading What I Read – April 2022

What I Read – March 2022

Read: When We Lost Our Heads - Heather 'Neill (HarperCollins Publishers, 2022) Red Paint - Sasha taqwsablu LaPointe (Counterpoint, 2022) Animal Person - Aexander MacLeod (McClelland & Stewart, 2022) Heartbroke - Chelsea Bieker (Catapult, 2022) The Figgs - Ali Bryan (Freehand Books, 2018) The Annual Migration of Clouds - Premee Mohamed (ECW Press, 2021) Nicholas… Continue reading What I Read – March 2022