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  • Coming Soon

    Speechless

    A gripping, poignant novel about a Nigerian teenager and a Canadian journalist about the power of words. A’isha Nasir is a Nigerian teenager who has…

  • Coming Soon

    The End of Me

    56 very short stories about death by Giller Prize finalist John Gould The End of Me is an astonishing set of sudden stories that explores…

  • Coming Soon

    Watershed

    A fast-paced dystopian novel, about family bonds in the face of climate change, set in near-future Alberta after the glaciers have gone. In Watershed, water…

  • The Towers of Babylon

    Embracing the anxieties of contemporary urban life, The Towers of Babylon tracks a group of hapless Millennials trying to find meaning in a world that…

  • Agnes, Murderess

    Acclaimed cartoonist Sarah Leavitt has created a gold rush story like no other: a spine chilling account of one woman’s attempt to escape her past…

  • This Has Nothing to Do With You

    Two siblings coming to terms with a murder committed by their mother The morning after her high school graduation, Mel and her older brother Matt…

  • The Student

    The Student is a portrait of a life in two snapshots: 1957, 2005 LATE SUMMER - AUTUMN, 1957: Miriam Moscowitz is starting her final year…

  • Seizure the Day: Living a Happy Life Despite Illness

    Everyone can live a happier life, especially those with chronic illnesses. Brian Orend’s smart and accessible guide for people with illness, injury, or other challenges…

  • All of Us in Our Own Lives

    A beautiful story of strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways, All of Us in Our Own Lives delves deeply into the lives…

  • Hummingbird

    A compelling, haunting novel about a man experiencing gaps in time, and the pain of living inside an anxious mind. Felix wakes up one day…

  • Twin Studies

    An engrossing, timely, and contemporary novel about the bonds between twins, about sexuality and gender fluidity, and about the messy complexities of modern family life…

  • Homes

    In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just…

  • The Figgs

    Meet the Figgs. June, the family’s matriarch, looks forward to a quiet retirement — if only she can get her three adult children to finally,…

  • Dazzle Patterns

    Halifax, 1917. Clare Holmes, a flaw checker at the local glassworks, is saving up for passage to England, to work for the Red Cross and…

  • The Unravelling

    Olivier Martini and his mother, Catherine, have lived together since he was diagnosed with schizophrenia thirty-six years ago. It hasn’t always been a perfect living…

  • Two Roads Home

    It is 1993 on Vancouver Island. A group of idealistic environmental activists, convinced their peaceful protests have been in vain, turn to sabotage. But in…

  • Searching for Petronius Totem

    Following a dramatic break-up with his long-suffering wife, Jack Vesoovian retreats to a Hamilton rooming house, where he impulsively decides to take to the road…

  • What the Soul Doesn’t Want

    In her newest collection, Lorna Crozier describes the passage of time in the way that only she can. Her arresting, edgy poems about aging and…

  • Winter Child

    One late September day, amid the year’s first snowfall, the winter child is born. He does not breathe. His mother watches helplessly until “at last…

  • Teardown

    In this collection of short stories, Clea Young navigates the whitewater of relationships—familial and romantic, between friends new and old. The stories in Teardown seize…

  • The Weather Inside

    It’s summer in Toronto and the snow and ice are relentless. Too bad no one but Avery can see it.Avery Gauthier can’t get far enough…

  • Middenrammers

    Set in the UK in the 1970s, Middenrammers follows the story of young Dr. Brian Davis and his efforts to adjust to his new job…

  • Perfect World

    Tom Brackett has created the perfect world for himself: he has a good job, a perpetually supportive wife, two kids, a mini-van, and even a…

  • White Elephant

    Physician Richard Berringer, his wife, Ann, and their thirteen-year-old son, Torquil, have abandoned their home in Nova Scotia and moved to Sierra Leone, despite warnings…