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Charlotte Mendel

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My fiction and non-fiction work has appeared in The Nashwaak Review, Humpty Dumpty’s Magazine, The Shore Magazine, the Meadowbrook Press anthology The Breastfeeding Diaries and the Adams Media anthologies Horse Crazy and Horse Healers.

My first novel, Turn Us Again, won the Atlantic Book Award for First Novel, the H.R. Percy Novel Prize, and the Beacon Award for Social Justice. My second novel, A Hero, was published in May 2015.

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A Hero

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A Hero by Charlotte Mendel
"Like Turn Us Again, this novel skillfully uses family dynamics to make a broader point about morality and the choices that define us. I felt myself pulled into the daily life of this family and thought of them as real people rather than fictional cha" Read more of this review »
A Hero by Charlotte Mendel
"I enjoyed this book immensely. Great writing. Great story. Not that a book
needs to be timely and relevant but this one couldn’t be more spot-on with
what is happening in Canada at the moment with the influx of refugees from
Syria. Set in a small town i" Read more of this review »
A Hero by Charlotte Mendel
"Nova Scotian author Charlotte R. Mendel has written a different kind of novel with A Hero (2015, Inanna Publications*). It is different in that it concerns the lives of an extended Muslim family living in an unnamed post-revolutionary Muslim country." Read more of this review »
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Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World by Janet E. Cameron
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I liked this book very much - it was entertaining and enjoyable and the characters' voices were very real, drawing the reader into the story. As someone growing up in rural Nova Scotia in the 80s, I relate to the difficulties Stephen experienced; bei ...more
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Wake The Stone Man by Carol McDougall
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Available Light by Nicholas  Sumner
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Really enjoyed this evocative book - the reader feels like they are travelling with the author to these far, exotic lands. If you like to travel - or like to read about it - this would be a fantastic book to read.
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