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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

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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.

The Best Canadian Essays 2010 on rabble.ca’s “Books you must read”

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

June Chua recommends The Best Canadian Essays 2010 and likens the anthology to a buffet by calling it “a smorgasbord of topics and exceptional writing.” She asks, “Who doesn’t like a buffet?”

Read the full article on rabble.ca.