MacroMicroCosm Literary Reviews

Reviews of novels, poetry, non-fiction & graphic novels with a Canadian focus.

Book Review: Several short sentences about writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg

MacroMicroCosm reviews Several short sentences about writing, by Verlyn Klinkenborg, published by Vintage Books

The alpha and omega of books about writing. 

Book Review: The Age of Bowie by Paul Morley

MacroMicroCosm Reviews The Age of Bowie by Paul Morley. A well crafted tome dedicated to a man’s place in history, built by the scraps of words left behind and tangential meetings woven into British and international culture.

Memoir Review: What the Mouth Wants by Monica Meneghetti

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MacroMicroCosm ReviewsWhat the Mouth Wants by Monica Meneghetti published by Dagger Editions. Here is an author who waited. Who held back until the moment of critical mass before she pressed 'send' on the query for publication. She waited until she had gravity on her side.

 

Book Review: The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

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MacroMicroCosm reviews The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli.

Disclaimer: The Order of Time was purchased on the Kindle Store (Not Sponsored). Our review is unbiased and a matter of personal opinions.

 

Friday Writes! Sapha Burnell on Inspiration from Ancient Things

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On this first edition of Friday Writes!, Canadian speculative fiction author & poet Sapha Burnell talks about inspiration, and the folly of the 'purely original' idea in a world shaped by ancient things. 

 

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Novel Review: A Theory of Expanded Love by Caitlin Hicks

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A Theory of Expanded Love by Caitlin Hicks

Published by Light Messages

 

A near perfect novel of Annie growing up Catholic in 1963's California. Rebel & blossom with a true hero of female resilience & love. 

Novel Review: Heir of Ashes, The Roxanne Fosch Files 1 by Jina S. Bazzar

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Heir of Ashes, The Roxanne Fosch Files 1 by Jina S. Bazzar

Creativia

 

A supernatural chase with a few extra miles. 

Novel Review: Adam’s Journal by E.C. Flickinger

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Adam's Journal by E.C. Flickinger

Grackle Books 

 

A nostalgic gaze into the coming-of-age of an American boy struggling with girls, science & his own verbal whit. 

Poetry Review: The Book of Sensations by Sheri-D Wilson

MacroMicroCosm Reviews the imaginative and power-packed

The Book of Sensations by Sheri-D Wilson

University of Calgary Press

 

If you love the written word, you will love this collection. 

Poetry Review: small things left behind by Ella Zeltserman

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small things left behind by Ella Zeltserman

University of Alberta Press

 

A cathartic and powerful collection of poetry from Canadian immigrant Ella Zeltserman. Journey from the Iron Curtain to Alberta in this fantastic collection. 

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