All Lit Up Selections from CBC's Spring 2020 Reading List

All Lit Up Selections from CBC's Spring 2020 Reading List
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Brighten up your book pile with these All Lit Up selections from CBC's Spring Reading List for 2020 + enjoy FREE shipping (within Canada) on all orders until April 30th!

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Like Rum-Drunk Angels

By Tyler Enfield

Featured in The Globe and Mail's Winter books preview: 36 reads to get you through till spring
On 49th Shelf's Most Anticipated: Spring 2020 Fiction Preview List
On CBC Books' spring reading list: 40 great books to read this season

Francis Blackstone is a fourteen-year-old gunslinger ... Read more

Dominoes at the Crossroads

By Kaie Kellough

In Dominoes at the Crossroads Kaie Kellough maps an alternate nation--one populated by Caribbean Canadians who hopscotch across the country. The characters navigate race, class, and coming-of-age. Seeking opportunity, some fade into the world around them, even as their minds ... Read more

Disfigured

By Amanda Leduc

Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what happens when you identify more with the Beast than Beauty?

If every disabled character is mocked and mistreated, how does the Beast ever imagine a happily-ever-after? Amanda Leduc looks at fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm to ... Read more

Polar Vortex

By Shani Mootoo

Some secrets never die. ..

Priya and Alexandra have moved from the city to a picturesque countryside town. What Alex doesn't know is that in moving, Priya is running from her past—from a fraught relationship with an old friend, Prakash, who pursued her for many years, both ... Read more

The Subtweet

By Vivek Shraya

 

“Biting and beautiful. ” — Jonny Sun, author of everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too

Everyone talks about falling in love, but falling in friendship can be just as captivating. When Neela Devaki’s song is covered by internet-famous artist Rukmini, the two musicians ... Read more

Vanishing Monuments

By John Elizabeth Stintzi

A brilliant novel whose lead character returns home to their long-estranged mother who is now suffering from dementia.

Alani Baum, a non-binary photographer and teacher, hasn't seen their mother since they ran away with their girlfriend when they were seventeen - almost thirty ... Read more

Moments of Glad Grace

By Alison Wearing

 

“As a writer, Wearing is all luscious texture and running narrative. ” — The Globe and Mail

Moments of Glad Grace is a moving and witty memoir of aging, familial love, and the hunt for roots and belonging. The story begins as a trip from Canada to Ireland in search of ... Read more

Bone Black

By Carol Rose GoldenEagle

There are too many stories about Indigenous women who go missing or are murdered, and it doesn’t seem as though official sources such as government, police or the courts respond in a way that works toward finding justice or even solutions. At least that is the way Wren StrongEagle ... Read more