Book Reviews

A Thunder Bay author has made the shortlist for a Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award.

Nominations are now being accepted for the Northwestern Ontario Writers’ Workshop’s 2014 Literary Awards.
There are two awards up for grabs.

The Rosie Project
By Graeme Simsion
(Simon & Schuster, 304 pages, $24)

By Lori Kauzlarick
Don Tillman is a geneticist and a genius, unfortunately he has the social skills of a speed bump.

Rare Birds
By Edward Riche
(Anchor Canada, 304 pages, 14.95)

By Jesse Roberts

A former Thunder Bay teacher, now living in Hong Kong, has written a special book for parents and teachers.

Lake Superior Flavors: A Field Guide to Food and Drink Along The Circle Tour
By James Norton, photography by Becca Dilley
(University of Minnesota Press, 240 pages, $24.29)

By Michael Sobota

Blackbirds
By Chuck Wendig
(Angry Robot, 2012, 384 pages)

By Shauna Kosoris

Fuel: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose
Contemporary, Traditional, Experimental from Northwestern Ontario
(Burning Books Press, paperback, 152 pages, $20)

By Michael Sobota

William Hryb hosted a book launch at Waverley Resource Library for his book, Vanished: The Life and Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

Author Raphael Moses sits with Gloria Chabot at a display of herbal medicines and his new book, entitled Holistic Adventures, at Victoriaville Centre on Tuesday.