Heather Allen


Armchair Book Club: Selection Day

Heather Allen explores the novel Selection Day by Aravind Adiga in the latest Armchair Book Club.


Armchair Book Club: Esther the Wonder Pig

Heather Allen explores Esther the Wonder Pig in this week's Armchair Book Club.


Firewater author coming to Penticton

Harold Johnson, author of Firewater: How alcohol is killing my people (and yours), comes to Penticton Jan. 9 and 10.


Wenjack is the 2016 story of the year

Heather Allen explores the story of the year for 2016.


Armchair Book Club: A Great Reckoning

Heather Allen explores the 12th Louise Penny novel A Great Reckoning.

Armchair Book Club: Commonwealth

Heather Allen explores the latest novel from author Ann Patchett, Commonwealth.

Armchair Book Club: North explored in Shoe Boy

Heather Allen explores a "nonvella"by CBC radio host Duncan McCue: Shoe Boy: A Trapline Memoir,

Armchair Book Club: By Gaslight

Heather Allen explores B.C. author Stephen Price's latest, By Gaslight.

Armchair Book Club: Here Comes the Sun

Heather Allen explores the not-so-sunny side of Jamaica in the Nicole Dennis-Benn novel Here Comes the Sun.

Armchair Book Club: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Resident book reviewer Heather Allen explores the latest trip to Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

100-Mile Book Club: Summer reading activities in Penticton

Heather Allen outlines some fun activities for bookworms to check out during the summer.

Armchair Book Club: Homegoing

Heather Allen explores the much-anticipated young American novelist Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing.

Armchair Book Club: The Nest

Heather Allen explores a family and an inheritance in her review of The Nest.

100-Mile Book Club: Food Artisans of the Okanagan

Heather Allen explores the food producers of the Okanagan in the latest 100-Mile Book Club.

‘Now is the Month of Maying’ for Penticton Academy of Music

Those looking to jump into spring and make some music can visit the Penticton Academy of Music's garden party.

Armchair Book Club: explosive history in Lee’s High Dive

Heather Allen explores an explosive trip back to London in the 1980s in Jonathan Lee's High Dive.

100-Mile Book Club: Penticton remembers

100-Mile Book Club: Penticton remembers

Heather Allen explores local connections to history in her latest 100-Mile Book Club.

100-Mile Book Club: Penticton remembers

ARMCHAIR BOOK CLUB: If at first you don’t succeed write, write again

Heather Allen explores the spot decision to become a writer made by Haruki Murakami.

Armchair Book Club: Pomp and circumstance with The Queen of the Night

Heather Allen explores The Queen of the Night following the fictional life of soprano Lillet Berne, who dominates the 1870s stage.

Armchair Book Club: Shakespeare in context

Heather Allen explores the context around William Shakespear's career in The Year of Lear.