Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul – Michael Paul’s book is full of characters, has family secrets and has a clearly driven plot but for me, lacked a certain something
Grief has Teeth by Louise Baxter – A very powerful and moving collection of poetry and prose, charting and describing the author’s own experiences with grief’s many faces
Powerballs by Jimmy Clifton – A great story full of humour and action which rolls along at a good rate – entertaining and an enjoyable read!
The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen – Late twentieth century detective meets the present day in this quirky and enjoyable murder mystery
A truly lovely book, gentle and humorous, about a couple having to deal with the hard stuff life can throw at you and finding a way through
you are my moon by Cherry Rao – A collection of verses full of love and loss and yearning, containing poems of simplicity and complexity, written with feeling
Dana Knox Wright’s history is inspirational reading with moving stories and a whole load of hard earned wisdom – a wonderful book.
The Last Beekeeper by Jared Gulian is scary and tense and terrifying – one of the best horror books that I have read in a long time.
Raw personal emotion, the consequence of the poet’s relationships, expressed honestly and simply through verse and drawings
Echoes of Light by Jani Viswanath – A collection of poems and stories that feel like little pieces of calm and wisdom, reading like parables to guide and strengthen