Charlotte Mendel

Charlotte Mendel has published two literary fiction novels: the first novel, Turn Us Again (Roseway/Fernwood, 2013), won the H. R. Percy Novel Prize, the Beacon Award for Social Justice, and the Atlantic Book Award in the Margaret and John Savage First Book category.

The second novel, A Hero (Inanna Publications, 2015) was shortlisted for the 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and a Finalist in the 2016 International Book Awards in the General Fiction category.

Her fiction and nonfiction work has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals. She teaches Creative Writing at Dalhousie University.

She currently lives in Nova Scotia with six goats, three sheep, one cat, 11 chickens, two children, one husband, and thousands of bees.

Book Reviews by Charlotte Mendel

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The second novel in Amber Lynn Natushch’s Hometown Antihero series, Don’t Say a Word, plunges the reader into the action from the first sentence as narrator Kylene Danners wakes up in a ho

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“the writing is sharp and occasionally witty in Devotion, and each word demands to be devoured as the pages are turned steadily until the end.

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Good Girl, Bad Girl is an impeccable thriller with a plot that encompasses murder, incest, drugs, abuse, torture, sex—you name it, this book has it.”

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Janet Peery’ s second novel, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs invites the reader into a tale of familial dysfunctionality that resonates on several levels.