It doesn’t matter if it’s board, mobile, video, role-playing, or card — games are a way to bring people together, to learn and hone new skills, and to collaborate on elaborate world building. They are for first dates, family fun nights, team-building, or any other social gathering. Take a step into the new Boardwalk board […]
Local Harvest Customer service. For many of us it was our first job, for many of us it is still our job. It’s flipping burgers, scooping popcorn, pouring coffee. “Hi there welcome to —. What can I get for you?” Billeh Nickerson’s McPoems delivers a full value menu of what it’s like to put on […]
Two-Gun & Sun is part historical fiction, part love story, and 100 per cent feisty wild west. The kicker: this 1920s western isn’t set in the dusty deserts of the United States, but in the deep wilds of British Columbia. Welcome to Black Mountain: a filthy, racist mining town bent on extracting the province’s rich […]
Local Harvest Generation A is a weird one, but then again, all of Coupland’s novels are weird to some extent or another. The novel opens on a globalized and overwhelming consumer-capitalism-driven world that looks remarkably like our current one, with a few key differences thrown in. Notably, bees are extinct — making fresh fruit and […]
Home grown Westcoasters Dessa Bayrock and Jess Wind bringing you some local literary flavour. We review works set in the valley, written by authors from the valley, or that have that British Columbia, Fraser Valley vibe. Come back each month to see what the Fraser Valley has to offer.
Thomas King returns to writing fiction with The Back of the Turtle after 15 years, earning him a Governor General’s Award. After bringing us gems such as One Good Story, That One, Green Grass, Running Water as well as the non-fiction The Inconvenient Indian, King weaves a tale of tragedy, redemption, and hope and reminds […]