Category Archives: Reviews

Review of Kevin Barry’s There Are Little Kingdoms

Reviewed by Charles-Adam Foster-Simard The Irish author Kevin Barry recently appeared onto the screen of my literary radar, and then I wondered how it was possible that I’d never taken notice of him before. From one day to the next, … Continue reading

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Review of Life Is About Losing Everything by Lynn Crosbie

Life Is About Losing Everything by Lynn Crosbie Anansi, 2012 348 pages reviewed by Jennifer Spruit Lynn Crosbie’s latest book took me down into everything I don’t want to have to think too hard about and exploded it into a … Continue reading

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Review: Accusation by Catherine Bush

Review by Nicole Boyce Can innocence exist without certainty? Accusation, Catherine Bush’s fourth novel, explores this question in a powerful reflection on the nature of allegations. In this tense, intimate mystery, Bush examines the relationship between guilt and perception, using … Continue reading

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Review: Caught by Lisa Moore

Review by Jennifer Lori Slaney broke out of the woods and skidded down a soft embankment to the side of the road. There was nothing but forest on both sides of the asphalt as far as he could see. He … Continue reading

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Review: Lungs Full of Noise by Tessa Mellas

Review by Jennifer Lori Tessa Mellas’s short story collection, Lungs Full of Noise, sweeps the reader up in a strange and wondrous flight. It was a delight to read, and I couldn’t put it down. This is Mellas’s debut work, … Continue reading

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Review of Pilgrimage by Diana Davidson

Pilgrimage By Diana Davidson Brindle and Glass, 2013 Review by Kim McCullough Pilgrimage, by Edmonton author Diana Davidson begins on New Year’s Eve 1891, and spans a little over a year at the Lac Ste. Anne mission in Northern Alberta. … Continue reading

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