Book Clubs

Use the contact form to arrange for an author to attend your book club by Skype or telephone.

Bones in the deep dark, words sharp as surgery.  Heart Mechanic, this debut poetry collection, speaks to us in the language of beats, musical pulse and song.

Gisela Ruebsaat explores the roots of voice: the strains we hear in the chambers of the heart, in the families that house us, and in the body with all its glory and decay.

Is your book club interested in the many challenges an author faces when trying to write?

Here is J0y Huebert's view of the many distractions, some funny, some absurd, some subtle that make up a working writer's day.

My Brother's Basement is highly recommended if you like a good laugh and an occasional tear!

Does your book club enjoy stories about complex, memorable women?

Dovetail Joint and other stories by Lenore Rowntree, a collection of linked short stories, introduces you to Vanessa at key turning points in her life - and is sure to launch a fascinating discussion.

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How would your book club members deal with the very complex issues of a returning soldier's post traumatic stress?

The Best Soldier’s Wife, by Katrin Horowitz, the story of one woman’s efforts to cope with the shocks and aftershocks of Canada’s war in Afghanistan, is an excellent book club choice.

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Are your book club members interested in politics, the issue of spousal abuse, how cultures differ?

Convenient Lies by a.k. cramer follows the lives of three very different women – a Conservative Cabinet Minister, a lawyer and an Iranian wife – as their lives intersect following a suicide in a shelter for abused women in Toronto.

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