ᓂᑲᐃᐧᕀ Drank herself gone

“Wanda John-Kehewin (at left) uses words in both Cree and English to find her righteous anger and fight colonial oppression in her latest collection of poetry. Reviewed here by Carellin Brooks.FULL STORY



Hapless at Hotel Hopeless

August 15th, 2022

Seventeen-year-old Charlie Hope expects to have an uneventful summer helping his mother at the family hotel. He only sees two other people regularly: Mr. Ignato, an elderly hotel resident, and Penny Price, a child actor who is also the star of a hit TV show, “Little Miss Murder” in Vancouver-based John Lekich’s sixth novel for young adult readers Murder at the Hotel Hopeless (Orca $10.95). Then Mr. Ignato is found dead in his room. Thing is, Charlie doesn’t think it’s an accident. Only Penny supports Charlie’s belief and she’s eager to investigate what could be a real murder when the two discover something valuable in Mr. Ignato’s room. Did the old man have a hidden criminal past? 9781459833500

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