Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson

Trickster Drift is the second book in the Trickster trilogy by Eden Robinson. Jared is one of  those kids with a penchant for trouble because, whether he likes it or not, it was kind of marked for something bigger in … Continue reading

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Son of a Trickster is by Eden Robinson. She is a member of the  Haisla and Heiltsuk First Nations (details courtesy of Wikipedia). She has a BA from the University of Victoria and an MFA from the University of British Columbia. She’s an award … Continue reading

Books about Canada’s national parks and wildlife by George Mercer

George Mercer was a park warden for 3 decades and he has another book on the way, probably to be published this year some time (2018). He worked in a bunch of national parks across Canada; judging by the contents … Continue reading

Jasper Wild by George Mercer

Jasper Wild if the third book in George Mercer’s Dyed in the Green. Our main protagonist, Ben Matthew’s, and his girlfriend, Kate, who are both park wardens, have transferred from Wood Buffalo to Jasper National Park. In Jasper there are … Continue reading

Dyed in the Green by George Mercer

Dyed in the Green is a mystery novel written by Canadian author and (former) park ranger, George Mercer, who turned to writing mysteries set in Canada’s national parks. The book was published in 2014 or so and George Mercer has … Continue reading

The Birth House by Ami McKay

The Birth House by Ami McKay was recommended to me at a local bookstore. I can’t remember what the conversation was, but I think the extent of it was “historical fiction” “female protagonist” “thanks”. It was an amazing read and … Continue reading

Review: Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden

Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden is a great book, although not particularly cheerful. Niska is welcoming her nephew, Xavier, back from World War 1 and he has been injured in the war; he lost his leg, he’s suffering mentally, … Continue reading