Mavis Gallant’s “Going Ashore” (1954)

2017-03-26T10:37:34+00:00

For the first time, twelve-year-old Emma Ellinger feels truly connected to her mother. They are finally “doing something together, alone, with no man, no Uncle Anyone, to interfere". Tangier, Moracco 1887 Click for source data It's true that the cruise hasn't gone entirely as planned; they have packed the

Mavis Gallant’s “Going Ashore” (1954) 2017-03-26T10:37:34+00:00

Luisgé Martín’s The Same City (2013; 2015)

2016-11-10T07:20:56+00:00

It doesn't happen everyday: a single book resulting in a new reading resolution. Even the idea of it is somehow misleading, isn't it? Because in the life of a voracious reader, is it possible to isolate a single reading experience and claim it as the genesis of a change in

Luisgé Martín’s The Same City (2013; 2015) 2016-11-10T07:20:56+00:00

Susan Philpott’s Blown Red (2015)

2016-07-08T10:47:42+00:00

It begins with a body. And with short chapters, told from a variety of perspectives, guaranteed to create strong pacing. Blown Red is the first in the Signy Shepherd mysteries ,and it introduces readers to the series' star, as well as some of the other key personnel working on the Line. One stop on

Susan Philpott’s Blown Red (2015) 2016-07-08T10:47:42+00:00

On Everything Everything and Everything Feels like the Movies

2016-06-10T08:41:42+00:00

Everything: isn’t that what readers look for in a book? Many authors think so. PRH - Doubleday Canada, 2015 One suggests that Everything Leads to You. Another insists that Everything Was Goodbye. (Nina LaCour and Gurjinder Basran) One begs Tell Me Everything, while another is concerned with Everything

On Everything Everything and Everything Feels like the Movies 2016-06-10T08:41:42+00:00

Where the Girls Went: Three Novels

2016-05-27T13:24:16+00:00

Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and, most recently, The Widow: girls make for good pageturners. But Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins and Fiona Barton are looking to tell different kinds of stories about girls. In a BookPage interview, Gillian Flynn tries to explain why Gone Girl captured "the popular

Where the Girls Went: Three Novels 2016-05-27T13:24:16+00:00