“… the wounded sirened off
no Whitman wanted
it’s only by our lack of ghosts
we’re haunted.”


Book Reviews

Reading for Reconciliation

I have made it a point in starting this blog to include reviews of as many books written by Indigenous authors as I can. This is a project to close the gaps in my own education and experience. I hope it helps to inform others, maybe inspire someone to take on a similar project for themselves.

Published December 15, 2019

A Portrait of Halifax: Jaime Burnet’s Crocuses Hatch from Snow

Jamie Burnett’s debut novel Crocuses Hatch from Snow reads like a love story to the North End and those who call it home.

Published: September 30, 2019

A Tale of Two Sisters

In her sophomore novel, The Lost Sister, Andrea Gunraj once again takes siblingship as her focus. Gunraj crafts a mesmeric read that is part tragic coming-of-age tale and part historical fiction. 

Published: September 1, 2019

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Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Carolyn received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Art History from the University of Guelph.

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