Books tagged: Narrative Theme: Coming Of Age

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(In)visible

By Ivan Baidak

Diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome as a teenager, Adam, now a 26-year-old freelance designer, attends his first meeting at a social support group. Here he meets Anna, a charity worker with a face hemangioma, Marta a TV anchor with alopecia, and Eva a make up artist with vitiligo. ... Read more

A Perfect Day to Die

By Yoko Morgenstern

A widower meets a man who can change the weather. A middle-aged woman attempts to freeze to death; A young man attempts to starve to death. A young woman navigates in a foreign city, constructing a new identity. A dancer is forced to accept a ride home from a bar comedian. A ... Read more

All the Quiet Places

By Brian Thomas Isaac

Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Winner of the 2022 Indigenous Voices Awards' Published Prose in English Prize
Shortlisted for the 2022 Amazon Canada First Novel Award
Longlisted for CBC Canada Reads 2022
An Indigo Top 100 Book of 2021
An Indigo Top 10 Best Canadian ... Read more

Anthony

By Shayne McGreal

Following a stranger hoping he’s a long-lost friend, breaking into a relative’s home to retrieve your antidepressants, planning to get pregnant, getting pregnant, and trying to tell your husband you don’t want the baby, waiting all evening for your wife to compliment your ... Read more

As The Current Pulls the Fallen Under

By Daryl Sneath

Vector Sorn--intellectual and athletic prodigy--witnesses the tragic death of his mother when he is just fourteen years old. For the next four years, he does his best to maintain a sense of purpose, and at eighteen sets his sights on Quest University. The night before he departs, ... Read more

Boring Girls

By Sara Taylor

 

A visceral story of friendship, music, and bloody revenge

Rachel feels like she doesn’t fit in — until she finds heavy metal and meets Fern, a kindred spirit. The two form their own band, but the metal scene turns out to be no different than the misogynist world they want ... Read more

Boy

By Brent van Staalduinen

WINNER of the Kerry Schooley Book Award

A story as magical as it is real, that asks, if you could stop and restart time for a second chance, would you?

Boy’s final year of high school is unraveling. Fast. He had it all worked out, from crushing his final exams to military school ... Read more

Broke City

By Wendy McGrath

Broke City, the final book in Wendy McGrath's Santa Rosa trilogy, follows young Christine as she edges into self-awareness in the now-vanished Edmonton neighbourhood of Santa Rosa.

Budding with creativity that her working-class parents do not understand, Christine questions ... Read more