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  • One Night in Mississippi

    by Craig Shreve

    After fifty years of guilt over his brother’s brutal murder in Civil Rights–era Mississippi, Warren Williams decides to renews his fight to bring the men responsible to justice. His efforts put him face -to- face with one of the murderers, Earl Olsen, in a remote Ontario town, where a contest of wits will end in death.One Night in Mississippi is the story of a young activist named Graden Williams, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

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    by Richard Scarsbrook

    A National Post Bestseller!A multi-faceted story that explores how small actions and changes can give rise to startling and unintended consequences.Trajectory. Declination. Impact. Escape Velocity. These are rocketry terms that could also describe aspects of the human experience.A lumberjack obsessed with space travel loses four different wedding rings, and each of the lost rings symbolizes ... Read more

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  • After the Bloom

    by Leslie Shimotakahara

    A daughter’s search for her mother reveals her family’s past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.Lily Takemitsu goes missing from her home in Toronto one luminous summer morning in the mid-1980s. Her daughter, Rita, knows her mother has a history of dissociation and memory problems, which have led her to wander off before. But never has she stayed away so long. Unconvinced ... Read more

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  • Red Jacket

    by Pamela Mordecai

    2015 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize 2015 — Short-listedAs she comes into adulthood, Grace confronts the mystery of her own identity and the story of her birth mother in this sprawling, large-hearted novel.Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Chris, Grace Carpenter never feels like she really belongs. Although her large, extended family is black, she is a redibo. Her skin is copper ... Read more

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  • Tears in the Grass

    by Lynda A. Archer

    Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction — ShortlistedFor Elinor Greystone, the only way forward is back into the past.At ninety years of age, Elinor, a Saskatchewan Cree artist, inveterate roll-your-own smoker, and talker to rivers and stuffed bison, sets out to find something that was stolen almost a lifetime ago. With what little time she has left, she is determined to find the child taken ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Five Roses

    by Alice Zorn

    2017 Evergreen Award, Forest of Reading — NominatedA sister. A baby. A man who watches from the trees.Fara and her husband buy a house with a disturbing history that reawakens memories of her own family tragedy. Maddy still lives in the house, once a hippie commune, where her daughter was kidnapped twenty-seven years ago. Rose grew up isolated with her mother in the backwoods north of Montreal. ... Read more

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  • The Tobacconist

    by Robert Seethaler and 1 more

    From The Man Booker International Prize finalist Robert Seethaler comes a tender, heartbreaking story of one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna.Seventeen-year-old Franz Huchel journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund Freud, a regular customer, and over time the two very different men form a singular friendship. ... Read more

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  • Six Metres of Pavement

    by Farzana Doctor

    Ismail Boxwala made the worst mistake of his life one summer morning twenty years ago: he forgot his baby daughter in the back seat of his car. After his daughter's tragic death, he struggles to continue living. A divorce, years of heavy drinking, and sex with strangers only leave him more alone and isolated.But Ismail's story begins to change after he reluctantly befriends two women: Fatima, a ... Read more

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  • Matrons and Madams

    by Sharon Johnston

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    A Globe and Mail Bestseller!Clara Durling, a British widow of the First World War, arrives in Canada as the new superintendent of the Lethbridge Hospital just as wounded soldiers stream home. Lily Parsons is a young, widowed schoolteacher from Nova Scotia who ends up in the same city, managing a brothel called The Last Post.Set against the backdrop of love, union organizers, amorous bachelors, ... Read more

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  • The Barking Dog

    by Cordelia Strube

    “Told with such humour and suspense that it’s hard to put down . . . A rare achievement, an unstintingly honest, hilarious, and dreadful delight.” — Globe and MailGreer Pentland is having a challenging year. Her teenaged son, Sam, is on trial for the murder of two senior citizens, a crime allegedly committed while he was sleepwalking. Greer is also battling breast cancer, a disease that has left ... Read more

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  • A Place Called Winter

    by Patrick Gale

    "Patrick Gale has written a book which manages to be both tender and epic, and carries the unmistakable tang of a true story. I loved it." -- Jojo MoyesA privileged elder son, and stammeringly shy, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step. Even the beginnings of an illicit, dangerous affair do little to shake the foundations of his muted existence - until the shock of discovery and the ... Read more

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  • The Third Son

    A Novel

    by Julie Wu

    “A boy growing up in Japanese-occupied Taiwan . . . will do anything to escape his tormenting family and reconnect with his first love . . . Compelling” (O, The Oprah Magazine).In the middle of a terrifying air raid in 1940s Taiwan, Saburo, the least-favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a forest for cover. It’s there he stumbles on Yoshiko, whose descriptions of her loving family ... Read more

    $12.99 USD