Book Escape in New West: Reviews & News

From suspenseful reads to literary tweeds…

Book Review: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Jane Eyre would be complimented by Diane Setterfield’s novel, The Thirteenth Tale, in which Jane is referred to often. It took many years for Diane Setterfield to write this book with … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review – On Writing by Stephen King

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft is the best book I have read on writing. It covers the questions of new writers and would provide interest to more experienced … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · 7 Comments

Book Review – Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book

What a completely charming book! Now I know why Neil Gaiman has won so many awards for this. The Graveyard Book is a children’s novel, but an adult would enjoy it … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

New Westminster Show and Shine Car Show July 2012

New Westminster Show and Shine Car Show July 2012

Collector car at show. What a beauty! One of the largest car shows in North America on our heritage Columbia Street.

July 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Book Review – A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb

What is it with the fascination with the Young Adult [YA] genre of fiction nowadays? Do we want a faster pace in books as box office results illustrate we do … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review – Skinny Rules by Bob Harper

Okay, so Bob and Greg Gritser, a science and medical journalist credited on the book’s cover, will not be winning the next Pulitzer Prize. I actually found the writing to … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment


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