Books tagged: Narrative Theme: Social Issues

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Cut Road

By Brent van Staalduinen

A rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories.

Containing a rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories, Cut Road is a masterful exploration of the loss and scars that conflict always leaves behind. Where soldiers abandon too much of themselves in war zones, parents relinquish ... Read more

Daughter of Here

By Ioana Georgescu
Translated by Katia Grubisic

Daughter of Here is an experiment in memory, desire, and time. As she sifts through an international whirlwind romance with Célestin, her larger-than-life love for her daughter Mo, and her own childhood behind the Iron Curtain, Dolores's narrative shifts from Williamsburg, ... Read more

Ghost Light Burn

By Stephen Graham King

As the Gate Project expands, building stable, artificial wormholes in orbit around ever more worlds in the Pan Galactum, its hunger for construction materials grows exponentially. But the discovery of the dead binary planets, Sound and Fury, may finally sate the project's hunger ... Read more

Hiraeth

By Carol Rose Daniels (GoldenEagle)

Finalist for the 2019 Rasmussen, Rasmussen and Charowsky Indigenous Peoples' Writing Award

Hiraeth is about women supporting and lending strength and clarity to other women so they know that moving forward is always possible-- and always necessary. It documents a journey of struggle ... Read more

In Search of Pure Lust

By Lisa Weil

Winner, IPPY Bronze Medal for LGBT Non- Fiction; Finalist, 2019 International Book Awards for LGBTQ - Non-Fiction; Finalist, 2018 Foreword INDIES Award for LGBT Adult Nonfiction; Finalist, American Book Fest 2019 Best Book Awards for LGBTQ Non-Fiction)

In Search of Pure Lust documents ... Read more

Kalyna

By Pam Clark

Swept up in a whirlwind courtship, Katja and Wasyl begin life anew in a Ukrainian settlement of Western Canada. The dusty Canadian prairies promise hope and independence, but when war breaks out between the old world and the new, their newfound stability is shattered. Rumours ... Read more

Kerfuffle

By Dorothy Ellen Palmer

Welcome to Blakkat Theatre, home of the improv comedy troupe Kerfuffle!

Please permit us to introduce our Cast of Players:

NELLIE WOLFE: age 28, recent orphan, pregnant disabled avenger and sword thief

ANDY MCLEAN: age 21, redhead, devoted bike rider and aspiring Anarchist

CONSTANZIA ... Read more

My Best Friend Was Angela Bennett

By Suzanne Hillier

It's 1942, and the Nazi Juggernaut continues to crush Europe, while on the island of Newfoundland the loss of a generation awaits. Two girls who are best friends heading into their last year of high school visit a local park?and their lives are changed forever. The beautiful, ... Read more