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  • You Had to Be There

    They gained their maturity in an age of monumental and unprecedented change – from horse-and-buggy, Model TFord, and crank telephone, to moonwalks, space shuttles, and the Internet. They are better educated, more affluent, more vigorous, and longer-lived than any generation before them, yet obstinately cling to a forthright simplicity no generation is likely to regain. They are proudly “old ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • What We Both Know

    A Novel

    by Fawn Parker ...
    For readers of My Dark Vanessa, a mesmerizing, disturbing, and thoroughly compelling novel about one woman’s role in preserving—or destroying—her famous father’s legacy.In front of me are hundreds of pages of work. Already I feel it leaving me. He will obliterate what is there, replace it, deny I ever wrote a word. But, he cannot take the words I write on my own.Hillary Greene’s father, once a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Devil's Cinema

    The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room

    Reality and fantasy collide with shocking results in this riveting account of the notorious case of Mark Twitchell - and the police investigation into one of the most bizarre murders in recent memory.In October 2008, Johnny Altinger, a 38-year-old Edmonton man, was on his way to a tryst with a woman he had met on an online dating website when he emailed the directions to their rendezvous to a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Wearing the Green Beret

    A Canadian with the Royal Marine Commandos

    by Jake Olafsen ...
    With the authenticity of Jarhead and Bravo Two Zero and the straight-up narrative of Contact Charlie, this military memoir describes what really goes on in the training of an elite soldier and his tours in Afghanistan.In 2004, Jake Olafsen signed up for the Royal Marines Commandos. He left everything behind at home in Canada on the basis of a spur-of-the-moment decision. The Royal Marines have the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Rogue Tory

    The Life and Legend of John G. Diefenbaker

    by Denis Smith ...
    Winner of the Dafoe Book PrizeWinner of the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography1995 marked the 100th anniversary of that most charismatic and enigmatic public figure, the thirteenth prime minister of Canada, John George Diefenbaker. Beloved and reviled with equal passion, he was a politician possessed of a flamboyant, self-fabulizing nature that is the essential ingredient ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • 12 Years a Slave

    One of the best and most enduring of the slave narratives, it is a frank, incisive depiction of slavery in the American south.Solomon was an African American born free in New York during the 19th century, but was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the south. Twelve Years a Slave paints a vivid picture of the horrid realities of slavery and the harrowing circumstances under which Northup was ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Baseball Life Advice

    Loving the Game That Saved Me

    **National BestsellerA Globe and Mail Best BookA National Post Best Book of the YearA passionate ode to baseball, its culture, and its community, which both celebrates and challenges the game – and reminds us why it really matters.**For Stacey May Fowles, the game of baseball is one of "long pauses punctuated by tiny miracles." In this entertaining and thoughtful book, Fowles gives us a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Jew is Not My Enemy

    Unveiling the Myths that Fuel Muslim Anti-Semitism

    by Tarek Fatah ...
    A liberal Muslim and critically acclaimed author explores the historical, political, and theological basis for centuries of Muslim animosity towards Jews, debunking long-held myths and tracing a history of hate and its impact today.More than nine years after 9/11 and 60 years after the creation of the state of Israel, the world is no closer to solving, let alone understanding, the psychological ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Hour of the Fox

    by Kurt Palka ...
    From the bestselling author of The Piano Maker comes a stunning, profoundly moving story about motherhood, grief, marriage, and friendship. For fans of M. L. Stedman's The Light Between Oceans.Margaret Bradley is the most senior associate at a prestigious law firm, and she is on track to make partner. It is the 1970s; her climb up the career ladder in this male-dominated profession has been ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Late Nights on Air

    by Elizabeth Hay ...
    Narrated by Elizabeth Hay ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs.Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a voice on air, though the real woman, Dido Paris, is both a surprise and even more than he imagined ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Piano Maker

    by Kurt Palka ...
    The suspenseful, emotionally resonant, and utterly compelling story of what brings an enigmatic French woman to a small Canadian town in the 1930s, a woman who has found depths of strength in dark times and comes to discover sanctuary at last. For readers of The Imposter Bride, The Cellist of Sarajevo, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, and The Red Violin.Helene Giroux arrives alone in St. Homais ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Serious Widow

    At the age of 50, newly widowed Rowena Hill feels only relief to be free of her penny-pinching fusspot of a husband. As she makes her stumbling efforts to become fulfilled as a woman and a wage-earner, well-intentioned friends and her overbearing daughter all make plans for her future, with results that are sometimes comical, sometimes disastrous. However, Rowena’s growing taste for independence ... Read more

    $13.99 USD