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All Inclusive is a Kobo Best Books of the Year!

I’m thrilled that All Inclusive has been selected as one of Kobo CA’s Best Books of the year, in the Canadian Favourites category (and it’s in very excellent company)! Kobo folks will receive double Kobo points when purchasing any best-of-the-year

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New review by Jeanne Duperreault

“Altogether, an absorbing read. Farzana Doctor has used humour, heartache, joy and eroticism, to produce a compelling story of self-discovery with characters that we cheer on as they struggle towards a satisfactory conclusion.” Thanks to Jeanne Duperreault for this review!

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National Post’s Reading Society weighs in on All Inclusive

I awoke today to a full-page feature in the National Post! Have a look here. 

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Interview with Open Book Ontario

Check out this interview with Open Book Ontario about about encouraging feedback, finding lakeside reading spots and the intimidation and gratification that comes with presenting your own creative work.

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Open Book Ontario Interview

In celebration of the International Festival of Authors, Open Book interviewed me about All Inclusive, which I’ll be presenting in Woodstock and Toronto. Read about it here.

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Review by Good Books and A Cup of Tea

“Heart-breaking, moving, funny, and at times erotic, this novel that represents the amazing diversity of Canadian literature. A beautiful and powerful story.” Read the rest of this review here. 

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New review by Kaley Stewart

New All Inclusive review by Kaley Stewart: “This novel will definitely be in my top five CanLit list at the end of the year.” Read the rest here. 

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Daily XTRA! review

Thanks to Scott Dagostino for this review of All Inclusive. In the worlds that Farzana Doctor creates, ordinary people are wondrous and complicated, and all these things that divide us — countries, professions, sexualities, genders, races — are mere distractions from what

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New Globe and Mail review

“An ambitious, thematically voracious novel on love and the wounds we didn’t know we had.” Read the rest here.  

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First review of All Inclusive!

A first review of All Inclusive is in! Thanks to Kelly Beers at The Avid Reader Magazines & Books, Cobourg : Great characters, excellent plot & true substance. A great (& compulsive) read. I cannot wait to sell it in October… True thanks for the work- your

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