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 h

The Testaments

The TestamentsIn this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades When the van door slammed on Offred s future at the end of The Handmaid s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her freedom, prison or d

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 n

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 m

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 le

The Home for Unwanted Girls

The Home for Unwanted GirlsPhilomena meets Orphan Train in this suspenseful, provocative novel filled with love, secrets, and deceit the 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 othe

The Saturday Night Ghost Club

The Saturday Night Ghost ClubA short, irresistible, and bittersweet coming of age story in the vein of Stranger Things and Stand by Me about a group of misfit kids who spend an unforgettable summer investigating local ghost stories and urban legends Growing up in 1980s Niagara Falls a seedy but magical, slightly haunted

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 h

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 Ontario accompanied only by his fantasy daughter, Miranda, who died

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 los

Split Tooth

Split ToothFrom the internationally acclaimed Inuit throat singer who has dazzled and enthralled the world with music it had never heard before, a fierce, tender, heartbreaking story unlike anything you ve ever read.Fact can be as strange as fiction It can also be as dark, as violent, as rapturous In the end

The Quintland Sisters

The Quintland SistersIn Shelley Wood s fiction debut, readers are taken inside the devastating true story of the Dionne Quintuplets, told from the perspective of one young woman who meets them at the moment of their birth Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne q

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

Motherhood

MotherhoodFrom the author of How Should a Person Be one of the most talked about books of the year Time 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 m

Homes: A Refugee Story

Homes: A Refugee StoryIn 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life They moved to Homs, in Syria just before the Syrian civil war broke out Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him car bombings, attacks on his mosque and sch

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 h

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 expected a skinny girl with fiery red hair and a temper to match If only she can conv