Chris Barton talks with H.M. Bouwman

Local author Chris Barton has allowed us to share his conversation with author H.M. Bowman about her novel A Crack In The Sea, a magical new middle-grade novel with illustrations by Yuko Shimizu. To sign up for Barton’s newsletter and be eligible for free book giveaways, click here! Chris: The starred review the book received from … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with H.M. Bouwman

Much Ado About Nothing: New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Claire Louise-Bennett’s Pond

It doesn’t take long to realize that Claire-Louise Bennett’s debut work of literary fiction Pond resists narrative structure. It is uncompromising in its immediacy within the physical world while at the same time viewing scenes from that world as through a window in a rainstorm--you can see the shapes of the world, but you cannot … Continue reading Much Ado About Nothing: New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Claire Louise-Bennett’s Pond