Laura Trethewey’s The Imperilled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea #ReadtheChange

2020-09-04T13:39:17-05:00

Nobody needs to convince you that the ocean is vast. But relevant? Readers who share Trethewey’s belief that “the ocean’s story is also our own” will be more likely to pick up this volume. Many of us understand her launching spot: “The watery surface is a place of transit

Laura Trethewey’s The Imperilled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea #ReadtheChange2020-09-04T13:39:17-05:00

Lisa Moore’s Flannery (2016)

2020-07-29T09:30:35-05:00

Lisa Moore builds folks from the ink up: she is standout at characterization. Groundwood Books, 2016 One of the elements that makes her characters so convincing is the echo effect, the reverberations off seemingly extraneous details (in images, in descriptions, in settings) to construct multi-faceted individuals. Readers who have

Lisa Moore’s Flannery (2016)2020-07-29T09:30:35-05:00

A Fainter Footprint in Fiction

2015-02-04T13:49:43-05:00

Sarah Ellis' Outside In is her seventeenth novel for young readers, and readers who discover her through this unusual work will undoubtedly be keen to investigate her backlist. Groundwood Books, 2014 The cover captures the hint of mystery which lurks beneath the story, for Lynn encounters Blossom and

A Fainter Footprint in Fiction2015-02-04T13:49:43-05:00

Theresa Kishkan’s Mnemonic: A Book of Trees (2011)

2017-07-20T17:40:35-05:00

Like Sharon Butala in Perfection of the Morning (1994) and Candace Savage in The Geography of Blood (2012), Theresa Kishkan explores the relationship between landscape and memory. Goose Lane Editions, 2011 The essays in Mnemonic are titled in two ways, first with the Latin name for a tree

Theresa Kishkan’s Mnemonic: A Book of Trees (2011)2017-07-20T17:40:35-05:00

David Adams Richards’ Crimes against My Brother (2014)

2014-10-07T13:49:14-05:00

David Adams Richards has set many works in the Miramichi, beginning with his classic trilogy (Nights Below Station Street, Evening Snow Will Bring Such Peace, and For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down), so that the landscape of New Brunswick has become a character in its own right in his

David Adams Richards’ Crimes against My Brother (2014)2014-10-07T13:49:14-05:00
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