Books tagged: Contemporary

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Alchemists’ Council, The

By Cynthea Masson

The first in a phenomenal new fantasy trilogy, where the power of words can change the fate of all dimensions

As a new Initiate with the Alchemists’ Council, Jaden is trained to maintain the elemental balance of the world, while fending off interference by the malevolent Rebel ... Read more

Battledoors

By Brian Wilkinson

Life constantly seems to be wavering between really good and really bad for Owen, a lonely sixteen-year-old still reeling from the unexpected death of his mother and a fresh move to Toronto. After ducking into an old bookstore to escape high school bullies, Owen discovers that ... Read more

Children of the Bloodlands

By S.M. Beiko

 

Now in paperback!

“This action-packed Canadian animal fantasy trilogy is recommended for its unique mythology and diverse characters. ” — School Library Journal

Three months after the battle of Zabor, the five friends that came together to defeat her have been separated. ... Read more

Femme Confidential

By Nairne Holtz

Femme Confidential is a darkly comic examination of sexual freedom and finding yourself, your tribe, and the not-so-perfect girlfriend. Set in a gentrifying Toronto neighbourhood, the novel is told from the point of view of three lesbians. Liberty, the daughter of earnest Quaker ... Read more

Four-Letter Words

By Chad Pelley

Chad Pelley’s Four-Letter Words, his collection of award-winning short stories, presents us with characters haunted by one four-letter word or another: love, hate, lust, or loss. A father drives across the island hoping to find his missing son, a hitman considers the life ... Read more

Golden Hour

By Chantel Guertin

 

The fourth and final book in the beloved Pippa Greene series

It’s senior year, and the college countdown is on. But instead of getting accepted to Tisch’s photography program, Pippa’s been waitlisted. Without a backup plan, and with the pressure from everyone around her ... Read more

Grandpère

By Janet Romain

Anzel, a widow in her sixties, lives quietly on her small farm with her ninety-eight-year-old grandfather, a Carrier elder from Northern BC. Grandpère and Anzel pass the time playing fierce cribbage games, cutting firewood and tending the vegetable garden. As the days pass ... Read more

Immortal Creators

By Jill Bowers

Sixteen-year-old author Scott Beck never wanted to be an Immortal Writer--not after his father was killed on a mission attempting to dispatch his own villain. Scott blames Shakespeare and the Writers for his father's untimely demise, but no amount of hatred will prevent the ... Read more