Under Darkening Skies

Under Darkening SkiesIn the shadow of World War II, one young woman must make an unthinkable sacrifice for those she loves Norway, 1940 Nazis pour into Oslo, a shroud of dread looms over the city, and eighteen year old Ingrid Solberg fears the worst Under German rule, harsh rationing and the exorbitant cost of

Washington Black

Washington BlackWashington Black is an eleven year old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born When his master s eccentric brother chooses him to be his manservant, Wash is terrified of the cruelties he is certain await him But Christopher Wilde, or Titch, is a

Women Talking

Women TalkingOne evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting For the past two years, each of these women, and than a hundred other girls in their colony, has been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for their sins Now that the women have

The Home for Unwanted Girls

The Home for Unwanted GirlsPhilomena meets Orphan Train in this suspenseful, provocative novel filled with love, secrets, and deceitthe story of a young unwed mother who is forcibly separated from her daughter at birth and the lengths to which they go to find each other In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other

From the Ashes

From the AshesIn this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistleonce a high school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholarchronicles his life on the streets and how he overcame trauma and addiction to discover the truth about who he is.If I can just make it to the next minute then I might

The Innocents

The InnocentsFrom prizewinning author Michael Crummey comes a spellbinding story of survival in which a brother and sister confront the limits of human endurance and their own capacity for loyalty and forgiveness A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland s northern coastline Their

The Heart Goes Last

The Heart Goes LastMargaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid s Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse Job

Hag-Seed

Hag-SeedWhen Felix is deposed as artistic director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival by his devious assistant and longtime enemy, his production of The Tempest is canceled and he is heartbroken Reduced to a life of exile in rural southern Ontarioaccompanied only by his fantasy daughter, Miranda, who died

A Curve in the Road

A Curve in the RoadFrom USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean comes a suspenseful, emotionally charged novel that explores the secrets and hidden truths within a seemingly perfect marriage Abbie MacIntyre is living the dream in the picturesque Nova Scotia town she calls home She is a successful surgeon, is

Moon of the Crusted Snow

Moon of the Crusted SnowA daring post apocalyptic thriller from a powerful rising literary voice With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark Cut off, people become passive and confused Panic builds as the food supply dwindles While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to

Under Darkening Skies

Under Darkening SkiesIn the shadow of World War II, one young woman must make an unthinkable sacrifice for those she loves Norway, 1940 Nazis pour into Oslo, a shroud of dread looms over the city, and eighteen year old Ingrid Solberg fears the worst Under German rule, harsh rationing and the exorbitant cost of

Greenwood

GreenwoodIt s 2034 and Jake Greenwood is a storyteller and a liar, an overqualified tour guide babysitting ultra rich vacationers in one of the world s last remaining forests It s 2008 and Liam Greenwood is a carpenter, fallen from a ladder and sprawled on his broken back, calling out from the concrete

Son of a Trickster

Son of a TricksterWith striking originality and precision, Eden Robinson, the Giller shortlisted author of the classic Monkey Beach and winner of the Writers Trust Engel Findley Award, blends humour with heartbreak in this compelling coming of age novel Everyday teen existence meets indigenous beliefs, crazy family

Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club

Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun ClubFebruary in Newfoundland is the longest month of the year Another blizzard is threatening to tear a strip off downtown St Johns, while inside The Hazel restaurant a storm system of sex, betrayal, addiction, and hurt is breaking overhead Iris, a young hostess from around the bay, is forced to pull

Motherhood

MotherhoodFrom the author of How Should a Person Be one of the most talked about books of the yearTime Magazine and the New York Times Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring novel about whether to have children In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a

The Lightkeeper's Daughters

The Lightkeeper's DaughtersThough her mind is still sharp, Elizabeth s eyes have failed No longer able to linger over her beloved books or gaze at the paintings that move her spirit, she fills the void with music and memories of her familya past that suddenly becomes all too present when her late father s journals are found

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's TaleOffred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes

Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)

Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)As soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever but will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage Anne knows she s not what they expecteda skinny girl with fiery red hair and a temper to match If only she can