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Book review: "Secrets of Eden"

Chris Bohjalian sets his twelfth novel in a fictional Vermont town shocked by a murder-suicide. Betsy Kepes has this review of Secrets of Eden.  Go to full article

Book review: "Wild Punch" by Creston Lea

Creston Lea builds custom electric guitars in Burlington. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop. Betsy Kepes reviews Wild Punch, Lea's book of linked short stories.  Go to full article

Book review: Johanna Skibsrud's "The Sentimentalists"

The Scotiabank Giller Prize is Canada's premiere award for fiction written in English. This year's winning novel is set in a small Ontario town along the St. Lawrence Seaway. Betsy Kepes has this review of The Sentimentalists by Johanna Skibsrud.  Go to full article

Book review: "The Cello Suites"

Eric Siblin worked as a journalist in Kingston, Ontario then wrote pop music reviews for a Montreal newspaper. One evening, he happened upon a recital for solo cello. He details his amazement and new obsession in his new book, The Cello Suites -- J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece. Betsy Kepes has this review.  Go to full article

Book review: "Annabel"

Kathleen Winter's first novel, Annabel, was a finalist for Canada's prestigious Giller Prize. Set in Labrador, the book imagines an intersex child growing up in a remote northern village. Our book critic, Betsy Kepes, has this review.  Go to full article

Books: "Learning to Swim"

This week Random House releases Sara Henry's debut mystery, Learning to Swim. The story begins, literally, in Lake Champlain when Troy Chance jumps off a ferry to rescue a small child. From there the action proceeds to Lake Placid, Ottawa and Burlington. Betsy Kepes talked to Sara Henry about the North Country setting of her book.  Go to full article

Book review: "Bury Your Dead"

Winter is the perfect time of year to curl up in a comfortable chair with a cup of cocoa and good mystery. Betsy Kepes reviews Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny.  Go to full article
Tim Wynne-Jones' "The Uninvited", and Eric Luper's "Bug Boy".
Tim Wynne-Jones' "The Uninvited", and Eric Luper's "Bug Boy".

Book review: "The Uninvited" and "Bug Boy"

Regional books include more than histories and trail guides. Canadian writer Tim Wynne-Jones sets his latest book, "The Uninvited", in rural Ontario, somewhere east of Ottawa. Eric Luper uses the Saratoga Springs race course as the center of his novel, "Bug Boy". Betsy Kepes reviews these new books for teen readers.  Go to full article

Book review: "The Hidden Life of Deer"

In the North Country, we see whitetail deer grazing in fields and leaping across roads at dusk. Author Elizabeth Marshall Thomas sees far more than that. Betsy Kepes reviews her new book, The Hidden Life of Deer, Lessons form a Natural World.  Go to full article

Book review: "The Errand Boy"

Not all thrillers are set in New York City or Chicago. Don Bredes sets his new novel in a fictional tourist community in northern Vermont. Betsy Kepes has this review of The Errand Boy.  Go to full article

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