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“Jane felt trepidation as she came from the brush on the side of the Southern Tier Expressway. She stood perfectly still for a full minute as she studied...

The East Coast Tour ends in the Big Apple. The choice of New York-set books is endless. First of all, all the films you can think of set in New York and...

There is a newcomer in town, Fergus Cole, and at least a dozen men owe their lives to him. He came from the Ottawa Valley logging camps, arriving a week...

You have probably heard of In Her Shoes, maybe seen the film with Toni Colette and Cameron Diaz. Or Certain Girls? Good in Bed? They are all by best selling...

The perfect book for my stay in Boston; Lissa Warren’s The Good Luck Cat: How a Cat Saved a Family, and a Family Saved a Cat. Boston author, a memoir...

San Francisco – Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, flowers in your hair! Stopping off in San Francisco on my way to Boston, I am thinking back to my visit...

After six months it is time to leave Vancouver, leave Canada, and head east to Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York. One of my favourite places in...

After the book sold over two million copies in its first year, was on the New York Times Bestseller list for two months and shortlisted for the Women’s...

“For good measure I told him I’d met just about everyone – Joyce, Wells, Bennett, Woolf, Huxley, Hemingway, Waugh. As the names tripped off...

Sarah is the vice president of Human Resources in a big consulting firm, wife, home-owner and mother of three and suddenly, she has an accident and is...

I would love to start with a quote, one of the many, that shows why I read this book cover to cover. But the truth is, I have already passed it on for...

Four years ago I read Still Alice, Lisa Genova’s first novel, self-published. You may recognise it because of the talks around the film that was released...

The quality of a book is often defined by its story. It seems like stating the obvious, but with the array of books and authors out there nowadays, it...

A cute puppy on the outside, a dramatic and breathtaking story on the inside. Even before it made it to the bookshops, this book already had a history!...

369 pages, first published by Harper Collins June 2013 Tish Cohen is known in her adult and young adult novels to write around the topic of family, how...

I came across The Dog Year in the Yale bookshop. I only looked at the back to see if it actually had anything to do with a dog; it said a dog got someone...

Lost Edens – A True Story, by Jamie Patterson 210 pages, paperback Published August 2011 by Beaver’s Pond Press A warning ahead: Any review you read...

December is coming! This means Christmas concerts, decorations, stockings, cookie baking, mulled wine and hot chocolate; and then there’s the issue of...

256 pages, published November 2008 When we  speak of fiction books, they are usually for entertainment. And entertainment comes in many forms; it doesn’t...