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Christmas Is Coming

By Tightrope Books | December 13th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Christmas is just around the corner, and what better gift to give that tattoo enthusiast on your list than Prick: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist by Ashley Little.

Edward Brown called it “…a beautifully disturbing tale revealing the morally mangled soul of a young man.” You can read his full review here: Tattooing the Heart of Darkness.

Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar reviewed in Broken Pencil

By Tightrope Books | May 24th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Beyond the chick-lit aura given off by the glittery cover, Eric Schmaltz sees “a deeper sense of intelligence and sharp wit” in Myna Wallin’s Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar.

Read the full article on brokenpencil.com.

Come Closer reviewed by Black Coffee Poet

By Tightrope Books | May 24th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Toronto’s Black Coffee Poet celebrates Leanne Averbach’s Come Closer in his review and believes that “[p]oets both experienced and new can learn from Averbach’s style.”

Read the full article on blackcoffeepoet.com.

The Night Also reviewed on Broken Pencil

By Tightrope Books | May 24th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Angela Hibbs reviews several poetry books in an online exclusive called “Poetry Review Roundup,” including Anna Swanson’s The Night Also. Hibbs sees this first collection as an execution with panache and looks forward to Swanson’s next work.

Read the full article on brokenpencil.com.

Got No Secrets reviewed in The Coast and Broken Pencil

By Tightrope Books | May 24th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

In her review of Danila Botha’s Got No Secrets, Shannon Webb-Campbell calls Botha’s writing fearless, saying that her “prose packs a punch.” Meanwhile, in another review, Richard Rosenbaum calls Botha’s prose visceral and her writing “stark, honest and stripped-down.”

Click here to read Shannon Webb-Campbell’s review on thecoast.ca, and click here to read Richard Rosenbaum’s review on brokenpencil.com.