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By Lynn Willoughby [break] Things You Won’t Say ~ Sarah Pelekanan [break] The perfect husband, the ideal family – Jamie thinks her life is wonderful.  But her husband, Mike, is a...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] All the Broken Things ~ Kathryn Kruitenbrouwer [break] In 1983, in Toronto, Bo lives with his mother and his sister.  He is fourteen.  The family are Vietnamese refugees....

Ties That Bind is erotica. No, that’s not right. It’s a love story. No, that’s not quite right either. It’s an exciting drama complete with family feuds and a ‘will they-won’t...

The is the third Griffith’s book that I’ve read and the second in the Fenton Sagas. Frankly, they just get better and better, the more I read. I think I’ve commented...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] A Life With Words ~ Richard B. Wright [break] I have enjoyed every novel I have read by this author so was looking forward to his memoir....

By Lynn Willoughby [break] All You Can Eat ~ Linda McQuaig [break] This book of non-fiction was recommended by a friend.  After reading it and learning more about “the new economy”...

Four to Dawn – seemed like it would be a fairly straightforward story of four women, who over the course of a Bank Holiday weekend, open up their lives to each...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] The Girl Who Wrote in Silk ~ Kelli Estes [break] History is full of brutality, most of it unrecorded.  We in Canada have just heard the results...

By Lynn Willoughby The Curiosity ~ Stephan P. Kiernan This is a debut novel and it is powerful, and takes on a lot of big questions.  “What is the true measure...

  I hate zombie novels. They make me groan and roll my eyes, perhaps a little unfairly and perhaps a little judgementally. I do try, however, to read a novel from...

By Lynn Willoughby Astray by Emma Donahue This is the most interesting concept for short stories I have ever read.  Each is only 4 or 5 pages long and at the end is...

According to all standard and logical thinking, I did this all wrong, I read French’s second book in the series; Desire, before I read her first book Muse. Big Mistake? Actually,...