November 19, 2020
Exhausted by the Parenting Wars? Read an Excerpt from Olivia Scobie's Brilliant Book, Impossible Parenting
At some point, amidst a rising tide of parenting blogs, personal essays, and, eventually, Instagram posts, good parenting shifted from something you do to something you are. If you aren't transcendentally ...
November 16, 2020
Contest! Warm Up with a Prize Pack of Spectacular Canadian Fiction from Dundurn
It's grey and chilly and you can't hug your friends. It's definitely not the best of times, but it may be the best time to get lost in a fantastic story and take your mind off it all. We're excited to ...
October 30, 2020
Erin Ruddy on Setting a Dark & Mysterious Thriller in the Bliss of Cottage Country
Cottage country — just the phrase conjures up enviably peaceful images of long sunny days and warm nights, a quaint retreat. But in Erin Ruddy's Tell Me My Name (Dundurn Press), a rustic cottage ...
September 16, 2020
Adan Jerreat-Poole on Comfort Reads, Finding Identity in Fairy Tales, & One Fabulous L'Engle Quote
As readers enter Adan Jerreat-Poole's The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass (Dundurn Press), they sink into a richly rendered fantasy world at war, where witches' assassin are the most deadly of weapons. Like Eli, ...
September 03, 2020
Read an Excerpt from Farzana Doctor's New Novel, Seven
Sharifa, the main character in author Farzana Doctor's new novel, Seven (Dundurn), is getting more than she bargained for when she decides to dig into her family's history.After landing in India alongside ...
April 21, 2020
Read an Excerpt from Patti M. Hall's Touching Memoir 'Loving Large'
When her son was diagnosed with gigantism after the discovery of a tumour, author Patti M. Hall's life flipped upside down. Career and relationship goals were pushed to the sidelines, with every ounce ...
April 15, 2020
It's A Long Story: Sharon Johnston on Family Connections, Confronting the Past, and Writing Her New Novel
Patchwork Society (Dundurn), the newest novel by author Sharon Johnston and the second in her Bread and Roses trilogy, takes place against the backdrop of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario during the Depression ...
March 15, 2020
I can be nerdy, at times. I love exploring libraries and getting lost in the archives, as one might expect of someone who’s written two historical novels. My first novel, After the Bloom, focuses on ...
March 01, 2020
Writing, for me, often begins with an image. By this, I mean not an imaginary image that appears in the mind’s eye, but rather an actual photograph I stumble across in my daily life. A certain picture ...
October 21, 2019
Domestic Noir: Where the Bestselling Genre Originated + a New Book Trailer for Erin Ruddy's Tell Me My Name
Domestic noir (also known as domestic suspense or domestic thriller), is a genre that has exploded in popularity over the past decade, with books like Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, A.S.A. Harrison's The ...