The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

I found The Saturday Night Ghost Club when I was browsing in bookstores in Toronto. At first, I was hesitant to buy this book. Ghost Club? No, thanks. I already know I don’t like horror, but I was intrigued: The Saturday Night Ghost Club was set in Niagara Falls—how quintessential Canada can you get? (See:Continue reading “The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson”

A Taste of CanLit

During my grand detour, I picked up a few CanLit reads from my two favorite bookstores, Bakka-Phoenix Books and Indigo. I couldn’t purchase too many because (1) I had (and still have) a large pile of books to be read; and (2) I couldn’t fit too many books in my luggage. I ended up aContinue reading “A Taste of CanLit”

Cocktails at Seven, Apocalypse at Eight by Don Bassingthwaite

I went to Bakka Phoenix Books last week and picked up Don Bassingthwaite’s Cocktails at Seven, Apocalypse at Eight, which caught my eye because of the blurb on the shelf: It’s hard to be the funniest book in a shop filled with Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett and Connie Willis but Toronto’s own Don BassingthwaiteContinue reading “Cocktails at Seven, Apocalypse at Eight by Don Bassingthwaite”