R.I.P Irene Howard (1922 – 2023)

“Irene Howard (left) wrote an important bio of  the first woman to be elected to Vancouver City Council. But she is probably best known for the memoir about her immigrant mining family.FULL STORY



Author Archive

Anne Fleming

An historian, Anne, discovers five seventeenth-century manuscripts recounting the story of Joan and Thomasina, young survivors separated after the Plague… FULL STORY

Captors and captives

Review by Alan Twigg Having served as an international medical health consultant throughout east Africa and much of Asia, Vancouverite… FULL STORY

Betsy Warland

In Breathing the Page: Reading the Act of Writing (Cormorant Books $20.00) Betsy Warland explores the intricate web of relationships… FULL STORY

Kristin Miller

In 1979, Kristin Miller’s dream of settling in a remote coastal community near Prince Rupert, BC, unravelled after a failed… FULL STORY

Lauren Elliott

In Lauren Elliott’s second book of the Crystals & CuriousiTEAS Mystery series, Murder in a Cup (Kensington Cozies $37.00), Shay… FULL STORY

Angie Elita Newell

Angie Elita Newell’s novel about historical injustice, All I See Is Violence (Greenleaf $34.95) intricately entwines the lives of Cheyenne… FULL STORY

Beatrice Mosionier

Beloved for more than 40 years, Beatrice Mosionier’s timeless story revolves around two Métis sisters, April and Cheryl, who are… FULL STORY

Heather Conn

“Knowing that there are other women out there who have been through similar things, I felt like if I can… FULL STORY

Shachi Kaushik

Follow little Priya’s story about celebrating the festival of lights after moving to the United States, in Diwali in My… FULL STORY

Helen Knott

“The stories of this place live in the bodies of the people who come from it, and we are the… FULL STORY

Danial Neil

In a sweeping saga set in the late 1950s and early 60s when the Canadian federal government purged hundreds of… FULL STORY

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