• Moon Honey

Moon Honey


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978-1-896300-00-9 | 1995 September | 224 Pages


  • Nominated for the Henry Kreisel Award for Best First Book and the Georges Bugnet award for Best Novel!

In this modern, magical tale, Carmen and Griffin, young and white, are goofy, head-over-heels in love. When Carmen turns into a black woman, Griffin thrills at a love turned exotic. But Carmen's transformation means trouble for Griffin's racist mother, already struggling with a new lover and a husband nicknamed God. The question is, can love be relied on to save the day?

Moon Honey is an inventive, funny, sexy tale of love affairs and magical transformations.

"Moon Honey is an impressive, poetic first novel about a young woman's path of self-discovery. Sex, love, families and relationships are all addressed in this funny, intelligent look at growing up."
~ Shelley Boettcher, Calgary Herald

"A powerful and compelling literary debut..."
~ The Daily News (Halifax)

"Moon Honey shines within Mayr's world of magic, passion, struggles, and the pursuit of love."
~ Cate Rimmer, FFWD