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Watershed

By Doreen Vanderstoop

It is 2058, and the glaciers are gone. A catastrophic drought has hit the prairies. Willa Van Bruggen is desperately trying to keep her family goat farm afloat, hoping against hope that the new water pipeline arrives before the bill collectors do.

Willa's son, Daniel, goes to ... Read more

Why Birds Sing

By Nina Berkhout

 

For fans of Amy Jones

A deeply felt novel about human connection and finding music between the notes from the author of The Gallery of Lost Species, a Harper’s Bazaar Hottest Breakout Novel

“Capturing the joy that’s brought through camaraderie and passion, Why Birds Sing ... Read more

Moon of the Crusted Snow

By Waubgeshig Rice

 

Nominated for the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

Shortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award

2019 Women’s National Book Association’s Great Group Reads 

“This ... Read more

Haweaters, The

By Vanessa Farnsworth

The Haweaters brings to life the violent, real-life double-murder of Charles and William Bryan by two members of the Amer family on Manitoulin Island in 1877. Well known in its day, but unknown to us now, this murder pitted a wealthy landowner against his impoverished neighbour. ... Read more

One Madder Woman

By Dede Crane

A memorable and clandestine love story between two visionary artists in 19th-century Paris.

"These madmen -- and one madder woman -- paint as if suffering seizures! One cannot make heads or tails of the work without taking ten paces back. "

In One Madder Woman, Dede Crane vividly ... 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

Daniil and Vanya

By Marie-Helene Larochelle
Translated by Michelle Winters

We Need to Talk About Kevin meets Goodnight Mommy in this outrageous modern family thriller.

Emma and Gregory have a perfect life—a gorgeous home, a successful design firm—except for their inability to start a family. Following a traumatic failed pregnancy, they decide to ... Read more

Swimmers in Winter

By Faye Guenther

Certain Women meets The Mars Room in this debut collection featuring three pairs of stories.

Sharp and stylistic, the trifecta of diptychs that is Swimmers in Winter swirls between real and imagined pasts and futures to delve into our present cultural moment: conflicts between ... Read more

Stella Atlantis

By Susan Perly

It's 2016, and there's a new president in the White House. The world is on edge, and celebrated novelist Johnny Coma, survivor of a bomb test in the Nevada desert and the subsequent disintegration of his marriage to photographer Vivienne Pink, must face the one trauma he can ... Read more

The Rage Room

By Lisa De Nikolits

What if you made the worst mistake of your life and got the chance to fix it? Only you made it so much worse? From the incomparable crafter of nine cross-genre works of fiction, Lisa deNikolits expands her horizons to pen a grab-you-by-the-throat, feminist speculative-fiction ... Read more