Books tagged: Contemporary

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26 Knots

By Bindu Suresh

A CBC Best Book of 2019

A crackling debut, 26 Knots starts with a fire and never stops smouldering.

Grand in scope, spare in execution, and lush in language, 26 Knots is a fable-like tale of love, obsession, and everything in between. Araceli loves Adrien. Adrien loves Pénélope. ... Read more

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 ... 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

Circle of Stones

By Suzanne Alyssa Andrew

Nik is an eccentric art student obsessed with painting his dancer girlfriend, Jennifer. When one day she inexplicably disappears, Nik’s world is shattered. Determined to find her, he embarks on a cross-country journey following a scant trail of clues. He doesn’t anticipate ... Read more

Depth of Field

By Chantel Guertin

 

“With an upbeat tone, clever dialogue, and an artsy point of view, Depth of Field is one relatable teenage girl’s contemporary coming-of-age journey. ” — School Library Journal

“Amusingly honest . . . Frothy yet engaging romance with a snapshot of the photography ... 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