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  • All of Us in Our Own Lives

    All of Us in Our Own Lives

    A beautiful story of strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways, All of Us in Our Own Lives delves deeply into the lives of women and men in Nepal and into the world of international ai...

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  • Hummingbird

    Hummingbird

    A compelling, haunting novel about a man experiencing gaps in time, and the pain of living inside an anxious mind. Felix wakes up one day to find he has a girlfriend he doesn’t recognize. He finds...

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  • Left

    Left

    Twenty-nine-year-old Natasha Bell went for an evening jog, just like any other night – except now no one knows where she is. Not her sister, Abby – eighteen, eight months pregnant, and without a ga...

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  • The Eavesdroppers

    The Eavesdroppers

    When social attitudes researcher Bill Harcourt puts an advertisement in the newspaper for ‘listeners’ to work on an unconventional project, he anticipates that his team of eavesdroppers will discov...

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  • Twin Studies

    Twin Studies

    An engrossing, timely, and contemporary novel about the bonds between twins, about sexuality and gender fluidity, and about the messy complexities of modern family life — the much-anticipated new n...

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  • Roost

    Roost

    Claudia, single mom of two, pines for her past independent life. Her ex, after all, has moved on to a new wardrobe, new hobbies and—worst of all—new adult friends. But in Claudia's house she's stil...

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  • Mountain Blues

    Mountain Blues

    Welcome to Eldorado, a small mountain town in the Kootenays, chock-a-block with aging hippies, eccentrics, loggers, and protestors. When Roy Breen moves to Eldorado after over a decade of working a...

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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. But when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s unprepared for the bois...

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  • The Figgs

    The Figgs

    Meet the Figgs. June, the family’s matriarch, looks forward to a quiet retirement — if only she can get her three adult children to finally, finally, move out of the house. But her dreams are shatt...

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  • The Comedian

    The Comedian

    Titus Maccius Plautus' career is on the decline. Once renound for bringing Greek comedies to the Roman world, now he struggles to stage a single play. Unlucky with money and unlucky in love, Plautu...

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  • Friendly Fire Audiobook

    Friendly Fire Audiobook

    As a long, hot Saskatchewan summer dawns, Darby Swank’s life is forever changed when she finds her beloved aunt floating dead in a lake. All at once, her blinders are lifted and she sees the countr...

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  • Dance, Gladys, Dance Audiobook

    Dance, Gladys, Dance Audiobook

    WINNER OF THE 2013 Stephen Leacock Award for Canadian Humour Writing! 27-year-old Frieda Zweig is at an impasse. Behind her is a string of failed relationships and half-forgotten ambitions of being...

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  • Dazzle Patterns

    Dazzle Patterns

    Halifax, 1917. Clare Holmes, a flaw checker at the local glassworks, is saving up for passage to England, to work for the Red Cross and be near her fiancé, Leo, who is fighting in France. But one n...

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  • What is Going to Happen Next

    What is Going to Happen Next

    Karen Hofmann’s empathetic and cathartic novel, What is Going to Happen Next, pieces together the lives of five members of the Lund family following their enforced dispersal after the death of the ...

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  • To Me You Seem Giant

    To Me You Seem Giant

    It’s 1994 and Pete Curtis can’t wait to get out of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Already, he’s playing drums in a band whose songs belong on mix-tapes everywhere. Even though his new girlfriend seems under...

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  • Disappearing Moon Cafe

    Disappearing Moon Cafe

    Disappearing Moon Cafe was a stunning debut novel that has become a Canadian literary classic. An unflinchingly honest portrait of a Chinese Canadian family that pulses with life and moral tensions...

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  • The Orchard Keepers

    The Orchard Keepers

    Robert Pepper-Smith’s trilogy of novels chronicling the lives of those with deep roots in the orchard lands of British Columbia comes full circle with this volume, collecting newly revised editions...

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  • 59 Glass Bridges

    59 Glass Bridges

    In 59 Glass Bridges, an unnamed narrator travels through a maze that is at once mutable and immutable: walls fall to vine-filled forests, hallways to rivers, bridges to lamp-lit boats. What remains...

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  • Nuala

    Nuala

    “Shh, my Nuala. I am with you. Today I shall teach you the newness of you.” As the Engine breathes life into Nuala, her gaze falls on Teacher-Servant, the chosen one. He alone will be able to hear...

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  • Nuala

    Nuala

    “Shh, my Nuala. I am with you. Today I shall teach you the newness of you.” As the Engine breathes life into Nuala, her gaze falls on Teacher-Servant, the chosen one. He alone will be able to hear...

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  • League of the Star

    League of the Star

    It is the dawn of the French revolution and masses of hungry peasants burn wealthy chateaus throughout France.  After the death of his estranged family, eighteen year-old nobleman, Marcel de la Cro...

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  • Teardown

    Teardown

    The stories in Teardown seize on instances that, at the outset, appear benign—a woman encountering an old boyfriend on a BC ferry, a father chaperoning his daughter’s class on a field trip, a young...

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  • The Weather Inside

    The Weather Inside

    Avery Gauthier can’t get far enough away from her past: the death of her beloved father, the abuse she suffered as a teen, and the religion that tore her parents apart. A reality-refugee, she’s man...

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  • Border Markers

    Border Markers

    After the accidental death of a teenaged friend, the Lansing family has split along fault lines previously hidden under a patina of suburban banality. Every family has secrets, but for the Lansings...

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  • Lost Animal Club

    Lost Animal Club

    Runner-up in the Prose Fiction category at the 2016 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada! In his debut story collection, Kevin A. Couture creates a world where the veneer ...

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  • Paper Teeth

    Paper Teeth

    Shortlisted for the 2017 Alberta Readers' Choice Award! Finalist for the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction at the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards! Winner of the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book ...

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  • White Elephant

    White Elephant

    Physician Richard Berringer, his wife, Ann, and their thirteen-year-old son, Torquil, have abandoned their home in Nova Scotia and moved to Sierra Leone, despite warnings that the West African coun...

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  • Perfect World

    Perfect World

    Tom Brackett has created the perfect world for himself: he has a good job, a perpetually supportive wife, two kids, a mini-van, and even a golden retriever. But then, his mental instability causes ...

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  • League of the Star

    League of the Star

    It is the dawn of the French revolution when masses of hungry peasants burn the chateaux of aristocrats throughout France. After the death of his estranged family, an 18 year-old nobleman, the Marq...

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  • Friendly Fire

    Friendly Fire

    As a long, hot Saskatchewan summer dawns, Darby Swank’s life is forever changed when she finds her beloved aunt floating dead in a lake. All at once, her blinders are lifted and she sees the countr...

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  • Corvus

    Corvus

    Corvus welcomes readers to a dystopian future not unlike our own where the illusions of an ideal society have been destroyed and rebuilt using technology and class warfare. By joining classical ele...

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  • Meadowlark

    Meadowlark

    When her family’s car goes through the ice on Rainy Lake one cold March day in 1962, six-year-old Rebecca Archer is the only person her father is able to pull from the sinking vehicle. But as Rebec...

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  • Entropic

    Entropic

    In his second collection of stories, author and filmmaker R.W. Gray (Crisp) once again finds the place where the beautiful, the strange, and the surreal all meet—sometimes meshing harmoniously, som...

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  • Things You've Inherited From Your Mother

    Things You've Inherited From Your Mother

    "Everyone deals with grief in their own personal way. Take Carrie, for example. Getting over her mother’s death from ovarian cancer takes the form of ramping up passive-aggressive office warfare, c...

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  • The Mystics of Mile End

    The Mystics of Mile End

    Brother and sister Lev and Samara Meyer live in Montreal’s Mile End—a mashup of hipsters and Hasidic Jews. They have a fairly typical childhood, other than that around the corner Mr. Katz is trying...

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  • Welcome to the Circus

    Welcome to the Circus

    Rhonda Douglas's debut collection dazzles with its daring and dangerous prose. Welcome to the Circus, where every moment is a tight-rope act, precariously balancing on the edge of destruction. In t...

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  • The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    “No one should ever work at a gas station long enough to get good at it,” observes Brendan, the narrator of the debut novel from Sean Trinder. Brendan is 20. He’s been pumping gas for three years,...

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  • North East

    North East

    In North East, Wendy McGrath expands on the story she began with Santa Rosa, as a working class couple living in 1960s Edmonton drift further apart while their young daughter tries to understand su...

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  • Rose's Run

    Rose's Run

    After losing her job and being left by her rock musician husband, Rose Okanese, a single mother of two feisty girls, resolves to claim some self-respect. She decides the fastest way to do that is t...

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