Bookshop Bistro

When Glory St. Pierre finds an odd looking vase in her recently deceased grandmother’s basement, little did she know she was about to discover the existence of djinn, as well as...

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....

When I See Your Face by Devika Fernando is a relatively short, but very enjoyable romance, with an interesting twist that lifts it above your average romance stories. It is sweet...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] Never Look Away ~ Linwood Barclay [break] Every once in awhile, especially in summer or when one is not feeling great, an easy read is just what...

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...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] The Widow ~ Fiona Barton [break] This debut novel has been called “a delightfully trashy thriller.”  I totally agree. [break] There are several stories going on here –...

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....

Soul Saver by AM Maracle is difficult to sum up in a few lines.  There is so much story in this story, but at an extremely basic level, it’s about a...

Reviewed by Riley J. Froud Meet Andy. Andy’s moved to Bermuda after some troubles in New York, and he settles into an idyllic island life with sunshine and cocktails. How could...

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...