The fine weather is beckoning many of us to find a cozy tree and an intriguing book to power our imaginations. Which book will it be? Well, this month, the core team of ORB reviewers are pleased to offer their insights into six recent books of fiction and non-fiction by outstanding Canadian writers. In the May line-up of reviewed authors are: Alex Pugsley, Alexander MacLeod, Thomas King, Haley McGee, Brenda Chapman and Michèle Laframboise. Enjoy this issue!