Goose Lane Editions

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Justice Denied

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Author says racism, undue media influence and biased law enforcement not bound by region or time In her 2014 book The Lynching of Peter Wheeler, the second in a series of four historical true crime books, author and former forensic scientist Debra Komar investigates two cases of murder, revealing one killer. On January 27, 1896, 14-year-old Annie Kempton was murdered in her home in Bear River,…

5 Atlantic books with love

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With Valentine’s Day smack in the middle and temperatures that make cuddling seem like the best plan, February is often viewed as the month of love. But love doesn’t have to solely be romantic love — it could be love of family, love of food, love of home, love of language, and so on. These Atlantic books remind us that (even in the depths of winter) there…

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Forces of nature

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In the Atlantic Provinces, we’re acutely aware of the natural world that surrounds us. Our East Coast weather and wilderness can be beautiful, enigmatic, infuriating, and sometimes downright terrifying, so it’s no small wonder that it figures heavily in our region’s books. Here’s a sampling of recent local books with a focus on Mother Nature. Sea glass artist Teri Hall shares her passion for the beautiful…