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The book blog Words of Mystery reviewed Love Struck by Chantel Guertin on December 6, 2013. The reviewer wrote, "What I got in the end was a book that was both as funny and smart as its main protagonist, Poppy."
The book blog Order of Books reviewed Don't Call Me Goon by Greg Oliver and Richard Kamchen. Reviewer Graeme McGaw wrote, "Don't Call Me Goon is a very solid book written about hockey's bad boys ... you get a lot of valuable insight into what they do, and why they do it. You'll also learn more about each player, written in a very entertaining manner."
The book blog Every Read Thing reviewed Don't Call Me Goon by Greg Oliver and Richard Kamchen on November 30, 2013. Reviewer Brandon wrote, "Don't Call Me Goon is a swift punch in the face that won't make you feel like you're watching the clock, waiting for your penalty to end."
Don't Call Me Goon by Greg Oliver and Richard Kamchen was reviewed in the December 5, 2013 issue of Scene Magazine. Reviewer Adam Shirley wrote, "Using interviews, book excerpts, and a slew of statistics, the authors cover more than a century of notable enforcers ... Don't Call Me Goon is written for both the hardcore hockey adherents as well as the casual fan, even those who would gladly see fighting eliminated altogether, and is filled with humor and sadness."
Catherine Owen reviewed The Ends of the Earth by Jacqueline Turner on her blog The Relentless Adventures of OCD Crow on November 30, 2013. Owen called the book "Politically rooted, spare, personal to an extent, concerned with social crit rather than pop-cult revels, and musically pared thin but ringing with addictive repetitions. And so very Vancouver."