Fertig’s new poems

“Poet, publisher and long-time supporter of the writing community, Salt Spring Island-based Mona Fertig (left) has released her first collection of poems in 14 years.” FULL STORY


Tying up life’s loose ends

August 20th, 2021

In Christina Myers’s second title, The List of Last Chances (Caitlin $22.95) her fictional character, thirty-something Ruthie is unemployed, newly single and sleeping on a friend’s couch. To get away and earn some quick cash, she desperately takes a job driving a Vancouver man’s aging mother, Kay from PEI to his home on the west coast. Ruthie is soon sidetracked by Kay’s bucket-list that includes visiting old friends along the way and re-connecting with a long-lost love. While playing secret matchmaker, Ruthie is increasingly questioned by the son seeking updates and wanting a speedy arrival of his mother. Ruthie gets caught up in a web of her own lies. 9781773860596

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