Reader’s Corner: A lively novel sure to spark conversation
September’s Reader’s Corner comes from the Box of Delights Bookshop in Wolfville, NS
by Lesley Crewe; $17.95 (pb)
9781771082099, 384 pp.
Nimbus Publishing, Movie Edition: June 2014
Easy to get into and hard to put down. Lexie Ivy is an endearing character; her kindness and insecurity will be recognizable to many. When she is forced to make a bittersweet romantic choice, readers will inevitably be divided. This book is certain to generate lively debate over whether the better man won.
~Hilary Drummond is a freelance editor and co-owner of the Box of Delights Bookshop in Wolfville, NS. She has previously worked at Shakespeare and Company (Paris), Atlantis Books (Greece) and Brill Publishing (Netherlands).
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Lesley Crewe is the author of Kin, Her Mother’s Daughter, Hit and Mrs., Ava Comes Home, Shoot Me, and Relative Happiness, which was shortlisted for the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award. Previously a freelance writer and columnist for Cape Bretoner magazine, she currently writes a column for Cahoots online magazine. Born in Montreal, Lesley lives in Homeville, Nova Scotia.