We’ve been swamped lately, so January was a bit content-light. If you missed any of these reviews though, here’s their bite-sized samples.


Drinking Closer to Home

sprawling family tale

Great Read kicks off the new year

warm humour abounds


The Call

book about a vet

uncommon presentation

some great writing here


Live Free or Die

not a brain-buster

sometimes gets too housewife-y

but a pleasant read



5blends King and Gaiman

ranging horror collection

stories spook, not scare



shallow, no diving

does what it sets out to do

like the title? read


The Big Sleep

hard-boiled sleuth book

seminal gumshoe novel

mystery fans: read


We The Animals

more a novella

love your family, and hate them

library check out