The Creative Life on the Page (Five Books)

2017-03-26T10:20:32+00:00

Because I forgot my key one day, I had to wait in the neighbourhood library for Mister BIP to finish work, before I could go home. I suppose I could have waited in the subway station. But it was only a 20-minute walk. Of course I walked: wouldn't you? One

The Creative Life on the Page (Five Books) 2017-03-26T10:20:32+00:00

Beginning the Jalna Books

2017-02-24T17:34:15+00:00

The snow has melted from all but the most sheltered parts of the yards and the temperature has hovered above zero for so long that any fresh flakes that fall do not accumulate on the ground. The earth has warmed, the daylight lingers well past five o'clock, and sometimes it smells

Beginning the Jalna Books 2017-02-24T17:34:15+00:00

Kate Taylor’s Serial Monogamy (2016)

2017-07-24T15:22:51+00:00

"My books aren’t romances per se; they don’t even necessarily feature happy endings any more, they just conclude with hopeful moments that allow the reader to decide whether widows have the strength to go on or divorced dads find love for a second time." And there is nothing romantic about the

Kate Taylor’s Serial Monogamy (2016) 2017-07-24T15:22:51+00:00

Blanche Howard’s The Ice Maiden (2015)

2015-09-02T11:39:55+00:00

Please welcome back ReaderWoman, who has bookchatted here before, as part of the House of Anansi 45 reading celebration of indie presses and bookshops. (You can search for her posts using the tag GuestPost.) She has been reading (among other good things, which you can discover here) Blanche Howard's posthumously

Blanche Howard’s The Ice Maiden (2015) 2015-09-02T11:39:55+00:00

In My Reading Log

2015-06-08T14:39:17+00:00

At the beginning of March, I was determined to keep my nose in a stack of backlisted books. Books like these are the kind that to keep my focus on my own shelves in this reading year. Chad Pelley’s Every Little Thing (2013) “Every day, every hour, really, it was a

In My Reading Log 2015-06-08T14:39:17+00:00