Patrika Salmon

Willows for Weeping

By Felicity Pulman - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

There is always a problem being an adult reviewer of a children’s novel; one is pickier than the young readers the novel ...Read Review

Pelican Road

By Howard Bahr - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

Howard Bahr has made a name for himself in American literary circles with his three novels about the American Civil War. In Pelican ...Read Review

The Road to Vengeance (The Strongbow Saga, Book Three)

By Judson Roberts - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is the third book in Roberts’ Viking adventure series and begins where the last book finished. Recommended as reading for the over-fourteens, ...Read Review

Age of Bronze, Volume 3: Betrayal, Part One

By Eric Shanower - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

Graphic used to mean a novel of Lady Chatterley’s ilk, but now it means what geriatric me calls a comic. Age of ...Read Review

A Voyage Long and Strange : Rediscovering the New World

By Tony Horwitz - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Tony Horwitz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist with a penchant for history. He also likes to re-examine all things American. Here ...Read Review

The Great Wall

By John Man - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Man doesn’t mince words. This is another author anxious to show that well- established ideas are more historical myth than fact. ...Read Review

Siege of Heaven

By Tom Harper - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Harper writes about that charade of religious fervour, the First Crusade of 1096-98, in all its ghastly violence and hypocrisy. The reader is ...Read Review

Lavinia

By Ursula Le Guin - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

I’ve always wished I could write Ms. Le Guin’s lucid prose. In so few words she can create a world and ...Read Review

The Apostate’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Margaret Frazer improves with each book. This is her seventeenth Dame Frevisse novel, and it has more depth then some of the earlier ...Read Review

The End of East

By Jen Sookfong Lee - Published 2007

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Lee’s book, first published in Canada by Knopf as a “New Faces of Fiction” novel, is her first novel, full of promise. ...Read Review

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