Books tagged: Contemporary Women

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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

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By Joy Cohen

If small-town reporter Polly Stern has to cover one more manure runoff story, she's going to lose her already unmindful mind. Polly thought she'd end up as a serious photojournalist, traveling the world, meeting important people, and documenting significant environmental and ... Read more

A Cemetery for Bees

By Alina Dumitrescu
Translated by Katia Grubisic

This autobiographical novel traces the journey of a woman from her youth in Socialist Eastern Europe to her transplanted life in Montreal, Canada. She is a precocious, thoughtful child, whose early life in Romania is marked by the scarcities of the time and the political games ... Read more

A Convergence of Solitudes

By Anita Anand

A story of identity, connection and forgiveness, A Convergence of Solitudes shares the lives of two families across Partition of India, Operation Babylift in Vietnam, and two referendums in Quebec. 


Sunil and Hima, teenage lovers, bravely defy taboos in pre-Partition India ... Read more

A Diary in the Age of Water

By Nina Munteanu

Winner (Bronze) of the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards (Science Fiction); Winnner (Silver), 2020 Literary Titan Book Awards

Centuries from now, in a post-climate change dying boreal forest of what used to be northern Canada, Kyo, a young acolyte called to service in the ... Read more

A Diary in the Age of Water

By Nina Munteanu

Centuries from now, in a post-climate change dying boreal forest of what used to be northern Canada, Kyo, a young acolyte called to service in the Exodus, discovers a diary that may provide her with the answers to her yearning for Earth’s past—to the Age of Water, when the ... Read more

A Few Kinds of Wrong

By Tina Chaulk

Mechanic Jennifer Collins is a woman in a man's world but since her father's sudden death her world has been falling apart. Now she's in a losing battle risking everything to cling to the past while everyone else moves forward. In A Few Kinds of Wrong Tina Chaulk takes us into ... Read more

A Good Name

By Yejide Kilanko

Twelve years in America and Eziafa Okereke has nothing to show for it. Desperate to re-write his story, Eziafa returns to Nigeria to find a woman he can mold to his taste. Eighteen-year-old Zina has big dreams. An arranged marriage to a much older man isn't one of them. Trapped ... Read more