Hockey Book Greats

As you may have heard, Thunder Bay is playing host to the Telus Cup this week.  The Telus Cup brings together the best Major Midget hockey teams from across Canada to compete for the national championship.  The Thunder Bay Kings, as the host team, were granted the privilege of a secured spot in this tournament. ... Continue Reading →

Home Ice

I started reading Angie Abdou’s fiction books several years ago, and have been following her on Twitter (@angie-abdou) for a while. We shared some camaraderie over her tweets about sitting in a cold rink in August, and I was delighted to hear she had a new book coming out about being a reluctant hockey mom.... Continue Reading →

Hockey Mom Books

My name is Joanna and I’m a hockey mom.  Ten years ago I did not know what “off side” meant, thought “icing” was only for cakes, and that “PeeWee” was something you did in the bathroom.  Now thanks to a great deal of learning on the job and a few good books, I know the... Continue Reading →

Interview with Angie Abdou

Angie Abdou is a Canadian author whose publication record includes the novels The Bone Cage (a CBC Canada Reads finalist in 2011 defended by NHL star Georges Laraque) and In Case I Go (2017, Arsenal Press).  Chatelaine magazine named In Case I Go one of the most-riveting mysteries of 2017 and The Vancouver Sun called... Continue Reading →

The Canterbury Trail by Angie Abdou

  The Canterbury Trail by Angie Abdou (2011, Brindle & Glass) offers insight into Canadian mountain village lifestyles and culture while at the same time addressing larger themes with which readers can relate.  The Canterbury Trail tells the story of a mis-matched bunch of skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers who set out in small groups to enjoy... Continue Reading →

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