Reviews

To support writers and their publishers, The Malahat Review posts the book reviews appearing in its print edition as each issue is published. They are arranged below by genre and within each genre, by author, listed in alphabetical order of last name. Some of the reviews posted below are expanded versions of the reviews that appeared in the print edition. Years listed are publication dates, not review dates.

*Review space may be limited in our quarterly magazine, but click here to read a list of new books received in our office from January 2019 onwards. Please note that inclusion on the list does not necessarily preclude a print review.*

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Spotlight Review:

Bill Stenson

Ordinary Strangers

Most families are made, but some are found. For Sage and Della Howard, family begins with a child abduction in the woods outside Hope, B.C. Bill Stenson’s novel Ordinary Strangers explores family dynamics in uncharted territory after a childless couple seizes their opportunity to start a family when they happen across an abandoned toddler in searching for their lost dog.

Full review by Kyra Kristmanson.

Ordinary Strangers

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