Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Preview: Such a Good Education

Tracing the formative years of a teenaged girl in 1950s Montréal,Such a Good Education is a scathing critique of traditional values, exposing the ignorance and poverty that troubled many French-Canadian families during the mid-twentieth century.

Read the online preview

Friday, January 22, 2010

Sally Clark

Waiting for the Revolution author Sally Clark is, in addition to being a talented writer, also a painter and a filmmaker. Check out her work at her website, sallyclark.ca.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Review of 'The Honey Locust' at Quill and Quire

And here's a review from the folks at Quill and Quire:

"Round’s prose style, though not flashy, is seamless and accomplished. The Honey Locust is a well-written exploration of conflict in all its forms."

Read the entire review
Read a preview of The Honey Locust

June Hutton takes 'Underground' by storm

See Mom? I can too write good headlines.

But on to June: she and her novel Underground are absolutely everywhere!

Here's a review at The Historical Novel Review, which calls Underground "a compelling tale of one man’s journey of self-discovery through pain, love, war, and hardship. And for a debut novel, it’s incredibly engrossing." You can read the entire review here.

And here are a pair of interviews with June at Eric Forbe's Book Addict's Guide to Good Books and Evadne Macedo on Writing.

For more on June Hutton and Underground:
Underground at cormorantbooks.com