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 n nIn 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each o

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

From the Ashes

From the AshesIn this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle once a high school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholar chronicles 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

Moon of the Crusted Snow

Moon of the Crusted SnowA daring post apocalyptic thriller from a powerful rising literary voice n nWith 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

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 n nAbbie MacIntyre is living the dream in the picturesque Nova Scotia town she calls home She is a successful surgeon, is

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 n nStan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse Job lo

Under Darkening Skies

Under Darkening SkiesIn the shadow of World War II, one young woman must make an unthinkable sacrifice for those she loves n nNorway, 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 medic

Fifteen Dogs

Fifteen DogsI wonder , said Hermes, what it would be like if animals had human intelligence n I ll wager a year s servitude, answered Apollo, that animals any animal you like would be even unhappy than humans are, if they were given human intelligence n nAnd so it begins a bet between the gods He

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 nA brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland s northern coastline Their

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 floo