book of the month club
Stories of the Canadian participation in foreign wars go back to the days when parts of Canada were part of French territory, but it is the contemporary story of the [read on]
Book of the Month Club: A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
Viewers of the television series “Game of Thrones” might be surprised that as the books progress, the source material deviates further and further from the [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Odd Birds by Ian Harding
“In retrospect, I now realize that the look of Mr. Hawkins’s face was one of deliberation: Do I flee from this screaming child or try to somehow eat him?” Memoirs about [read on]
Book of the Month Club: The Women of Saturn by Connie Guzzo-McParland
“When we finally walked out into the street to wait for our ride, I watched car after car move smoothly and quietly with lights flashing in the sleek wet pavement. All the [read on]
Book of the Month Club: English-Speaking Justice by George Grant
While the term “Red Tory” might be lost in the political spectrum these days, George Grant was the classic definition of one: a conservative who espoused certain [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Watership Down by Richard Adams
Imagine this: an animated movie about rabbits. It sounds like a G-rated film, perhaps PG would even be stretching it. Nothing can go wrong, right? Perhaps you weren’t [read on]
Book of the Month Club: The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse by Alan Bradley
Want to add a short mystery to your reading list? Consider “The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse” by Alan Bradley.
Book of the Month Club: The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick and Rachel Kiley
“I’ve tried to write this essay many times. The first time I tried, I would have told you my failure was having judgment poor enough to not be able to see that somebody [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai
T. A. Wellington reviews Thanhha Lai’s novel for young adults, “Listen, Slowly”.
Book of the Month Club: Inspector Colbeck’s Casebook by Edward Marston
“‘That’s Menai,’ observed Madeleine. ‘It was designed by Alexander Allan. The LNWR had almost three hundred engines with an Allan design built at Crewe. Only my [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Let Me Tell You by Shirley Jackson
“A writer who is serious and economical can store away small fragments of ideas and events and conversations, and even facial expressions and mannerisms, and use them [read on]
Book of the Month Club: A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
T. A. Wellington reviews Garth Stein’s novel “A Sudden Light”.
Book of the Month Club: The Girl Who Couldn’t Read by John Harding
“…on one occasion as I walked through the room I was stopped dead in my tracks when a lone voice rang out the words of ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’ clear as [read on]
Book of the Month Club: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki
Rose and Windy, best friends, always go to Awago for their summer, staying in their summer cottages. But this year will be different. Between hiding under blankets while [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Writer Favourites 2016
For the second year in a row, we asked the writers here over at Montreal Rampage what was their favourite book(s) that they read over this past year. Here are their [read on]
Book of the Month Club: Black Lake by Johanna Lane
Review of Johanna Lane’s novel, “Black Lake”.
Book of the Month Club: Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
T. A. Wellington reviews “Rain Reign” by Ann M. Martin, a children’s book about a girl and a dog.
Book of the Month Club: Beneath the Surface by John Hargrove
“Kasatka never got over the separation from her first offspring. Three years after they were separated, trainers recorded Takara’s vocalisations in Florida and played [read on]
Book of the Month Club: The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick
“It was so odd just being in the same room as Darcy again. He looked…different. Not like he had a new haircut or a mustache or anything ridiculous like that, but he [read on]
Book of the Month Club: The Boy Detective by Roger Rosenblatt
T. A. Wellington reviews “The Boy Detective”, a memoir by Roger Rosenblatt looking back on life in New York in the 1940s.