Sunday, February 26, 2017

Swing Time by Zadie Smith – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice I always feel a 'frisson' of anticipation when I approach a Zadie Smith novel. Something about her writing is delightful. She has...

New book about creating a country home

Editor's Note: We've been told about this interesting new book, available in Almonte at Mill Street Books. Singing Meadow: The Adventure of Creating a Country...

Mischling by Affinity Konar – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice Mischling by Affinity Konar was apparently the talk of the Frankfurt book fair this year. The novel is historical fiction and the...

‘The Last Guide’s Guide’ signing at Mill Street Books — November 13

Ron Corbett will be signing copies of his latest book The Last Guide's Guide at the store Nov 13 from 1:00-3:00pm. More info: The Last Guide's Guide (to family,...

‘Almonte’s Brothers of the Wind’ at Mill Street Books

In keeping with the fact that this is the 100th anniversary of James Naismith's invention of basketball  I have recently finished an update to...

Nutshell by Ian McEwan – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice Shakespeare is in vogue these days and not just in Stratford, Ontario. Margaret Atwood has come out with a rewriting of the...

Local author releases new book for early readers

I am a local children's author living in Carleton Place. I have just released my fourth book in "The School Mice" series for early readers. This...

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice The Couple Next Door is the debut thriller of Shari Lapena, a lawyer and English teacher turned author, who penned two literary...

By Gaslight by Steven Price – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice Steven Price's late legendary editor Ellen Seligman was a huge fan of Mr. Price, a Canadian poet and novelist,  and particularly of...

Mill Street Books – where conversations begin

July 2016 Hello Summer! I can hear the cows on the fairgrounds this morning - the Almonte Fair is underway. It's also festival season in Almonte;...

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