Amnesty International Book Club features Karen Grose’s The Dime Box

Congratulations to one of my favourite authors, Karen Grose! This week, Amnesty International announced The Dime Box by Canadian author Karen Grose as their 2021 March/April Book Club novel to coincide with International Women’s Day. Set in Ontario, The Dime Box is the story of a young woman, Greta Giffen, who is accused of murdering her father. The novel embodies the […]

Online Book Clubs Are Growing

As COVID continues to confine us to our homes, there seems to have been a swift uptake in reading, and bookclubs continue to flourish. Though meetings are online and may initially include a little tech troubleshooting, they can be just as engaging and social.  In October, the St. Gabriel’s Book Club chose to read The […]

Gratitude for a Special Gift

When a writer puts words to a page, it’s normal to feel a surge of adrenaline. Yet I believe it’s also normal that adrenaline is mixed with a healthy measure of self-doubt. Will anyone read this novel? I hope so. What if they do? Inhale. Exhale. Panic. Will they like it? Will they not? After […]

Ramona Meharg Interviews Karen Grose

Ramona Meharg, host of I wish I Knew EDU, interviews Karen Grose, author of The Dime Box. This Week on I Wish I Knew EDU, I’m talking to Karen Grose @kgrose2 about her journey from Teacher to Supt, @tvo #EdTech, equity of access, the writing process, telling your story and her first novel #TheDimeBox. Listen […]

#mrscorbettsbookclub interview with author Karen Grose

Alanna King hosts Lisa Corbett and her guest Karen Grose, author of her debut novel The Dime Box. Lisa asks Karen about the impetus for the novel and her writing process. Grose talks about the research she needed to do to accurately create the power dynamics that gradually reveal Greta’s origin story. Listen to the […]

Karen Grose discusses The Dime Box

An interview by Diane Bator, member of the Crime Writers of Canada and the Headwater Writers’ Guild. I had the pleasure of meeting Karen at a writing event before we went into self-isolation for Covid-19 and bought a copy of her novel. Tell us about your life outside of writing. I’m a mom, an educator […]

The Lakefield Herald – Interview with Karen Grose

Stephanie McPherson is a librarian with the Trent Lakes Library. In this unprecedented time, I decided to reach out to interview local authors. My first interview is with Karen Grose, who has a house in Trent Lakes. Karen’s debut novel, The Dime Box, was released internationally a few months ago. Full article available in the […]

Epilogue Author Interview: Karen Grose

We are so excited to welcome Karen Grose! Her book, The Dime Box, was published in November: “Buried secrets lie closest to the heart. Greta Giffen barely escaped being murdered by the man she grew up with. She’s not sure who Ian is, or who she is, but she’s determined to find out. When she bolts from […]

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