New Tricks by Kelly Moran

A mix of heart break, anticipation and racy bedroom scenes to keep the heart pumping and the blood boiling. Zoe and Drake have been through enough. While they are successful in making an income through their love of animals, Zoe being a groomer working out of Drake’s vet clinic, everything else seems to have been […]

From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle

An 11 year old boy trying to find his way without his pesky little brother getting in his way or slowing him down comes to regret his actions. While he tries to encourage his brother through the idea of levels in life, Cal gets a lot more than he’s ever bargained for. Sammy is unlucky […]

Cooking with Dennis the Prescott

Cooking with Dennis the Prescott

Full disclosure: I know and love Dennis’s wife and bought this book based on that and the fantastic story of discovery how Eat Delicious came to be. So when it was on sale and available for pre-order I didn’t hesitate and am so glad, along with my family, that I did. Flipping through the book […]

Work and More Work by Linda Little

Work and More Work is the first book review that went live on The Pictou Advocates page and I’m so happy I can share it with all of you. Since reading the book and writing the review I was fortunate enough to be taught by Linda and have a deep admiration for her devotion to […]

Oakwood Island by Canadian Authors Angella Cormier and Pierre	C Arseneault

Oakwood Island by Canadian Authors Angella Cormier and Pierre C Arseneault

This story took over my life like the yellow pus took over some of its characters. I felt the impact of this mystery novel immediately and it kept going throughout! Not typically a fan of the macabre and grotesque, I make an exception for some of Stephen King’s work and would definitely compare this story […]

Pewter Angels by Canadian Author Henry K Ripplinger

Pewter Angels by Canadian Author Henry K Ripplinger

Two years ago my mother met Henry at the Moncton Costco store where he was selling his box set – The Angelic Letters Series. From Saskatchewan, Henry encouraged the purchase of the entire set (of course he did!) and I’m so glad my mother called to ask if I wanted it. As my followers know, […]

Forgotten by Canadian Author Louise Boulter

Forgotten by Canadian Author Louise Boulter

Forgotten by Louise Boulter by Louise Boulter My rating: 5 of 5 stars A very powerful account of what life could be like living on the streets. With characters I found I could easily bond with and feel for, I was intrigued by T’s story from beginning to end. Waking up in an Albertan hospital, […]

Heart Dancing: A Story Alchemy Adventure

Heart Dancing: A Story Alchemy Adventure

This story is a great example of how perspective alone changes where we are. Savanna, a young teenager, has her world turned upside down with a situation that doesn’t directly have anything to do with her but alters her feeling of security. The separation of parents always shakes life up and children often feel responsible, […]

Descent Had Me Falling for Canadian Author Kristina Stanley

If I hear of a contest I’m eligible for I enter it, especially if the prize consists of books so when I heard of Imajin Book’s contest celebrating their Canadian success and authors I had to enter. A few days later I found out that I won the ebook by Kristina Stanley, Decent (A Stone […]

Heart of Shell by Zara Steen

This novel is a great example of foreshadowing and mastering the art of keeping the reader wanting more. An unusual story, taking on the world of mermaids in a fresh and unique way, Steen weaved a tale of romance, coming of age and self-discovery. Anya, the main character, doesn’t seem to fit into any cookie […]