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Enigma Club by Gloria Pearson-Vasey

Enigma Club. Gloria Pearson-Vasey. Borealis Press. 2012. Fiction. 213 pages.

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. 1,001 more words

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On Not Losing My Father's Ashes in the Flood by Richard Harrison

I am happy to say that I found a great home for my review of Richard Harrison’s latest book. One reason I am so happy to have it placed here is that this is such a deserving book. 35 more words


Chewing Water by Nelson Ball.

Chewing Water. Nelson Ball. a stuart ross book. Mansfield Press. 2016

This book review has just appeared in The Pacific Rim Review of Books periodical. 35 more words


The Artists of Crow County by Kara Ghobhainn Smith.

The Artists of Crow County. Kara Ghobhainn Smith. Black Moss Press. 2017

What any true painting touches is an absence – an absence of which without the painting, we might be unaware. 1,536 more words


The Midnight Boat to Palermo by Rosemary Aubert

The Midnight Boat to Palermo. Rosemary Aubert. Carrick Publishing. 2016. 

Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. 1,234 more words


A Jar of Fireflies by Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews

A Jar of Fireflies. Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews. Mosaic Press. 2015. Reviewed by Sharon Berg.

This is a book of longings. The poet longs for the country of her ancestors. 1,245 more words


Looking for Light by Susan Ioannou

Looking for Light. Susan Ioannou. Hidden Brook Press. 2016. Reviewed by Sharon Berg.      

Susan Ioannou is a highly-skilled crafter of words. Looking for Light does not betray her deft sense of language or fail to offer astute observations of subjects that are both familiar and frightening. 901 more words