The Essex Serpent reveals that Victorian women were more interesting than we knew

Jul/23 By

Featuring memorable characters and a plot-driven story that explores themes of friendship, sexuality, and faith, this book is ripe for cottage consumption Set in the late 1800s, The Essex Serpent tells the surprising

Radiant Shimmering Light sparkles with originality

Jul/9 By

Sarah Selecky’s fizzy novel about what it’s like to be a woman now is the kind of book you read in one big gulp — and then share with five friends

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The Marrow Thieves is a worthy read for all ages

Jun/18 By

This fast-moving, dystopian novel with Indigenous protagonists is the book every Canadian should read this year, a fact established on CBC Canada Reads — even though the book didn’t win