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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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  • Two Roads Home

    Two Roads Home

    It is 1993 on Vancouver Island. A group of idealistic environmental activists, convinced their peaceful protests have been in vain, turn to sabotage. But in a single night everything they’ve worked...

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  • Searching for Petronius Totem

    Searching for Petronius Totem

    Following a dramatic break-up with his long-suffering wife, Jack Vesoovian retreats to a Hamilton rooming house, where he impulsively decides to take to the road to track down his life-long colleag...

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  • What the Soul Doesn’t Want

    What the Soul Doesn’t Want

    In her newest collection, Lorna Crozier describes the passage of time in the way that only she can. Her arresting, edgy poems about aging and grief are surprising and invigorating: a defiant balm. ...

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  • Too Close to Home

    Too Close to Home

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hir...

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  • Killer Heat

    Killer Heat

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Ottawa is in the middle of a summer heat wave—and PI Anna Swee...

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  • The Grizzly Mother

    The Grizzly Mother

    An engaging look at how the animals, people, and seasons within an ecosystem are intertwined. To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural ...

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  • Helix

    Helix

    Sedition

    Eva and the Padre must risk their lives to rebel against one creature’s well-intended quest: the annihilation of her own kind.

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  • The Student

    The Student

    The Student is a portrait of a life in two snapshots: 1957, 2005 LATE SUMMER – AUTUMN, 1957: Miriam Moscowitz is starting her final year of university with unwavering ambition. She is a serious an...

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  • Indigenous Education

    Indigenous Education

    New Directions in Theory and Practice

    For Indigenous students and teachers alike, formal teaching and learning occurs in contested places. In Indigenous Education, leading scholars in contemporary Indigenous education from North Americ...

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  • In My Own Moccasins

    In My Own Moccasins

    A Memoir of Resilience

    Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, interge...

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  • let us not think of them as barbarians

    let us not think of them as barbarians

    Peter Midgley’s let us not think of them as barbarians is a bold narrative of love, migration, and war hewn from the stones of Namibia. Sensual and intimate, these evocative poems fold into each ot...

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  • Arctic Smoke

    Arctic Smoke

    On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, aging punk Lor Kowalski is unsure of his sanity. He is haunted by hallucinogens and harbingers, strung out on broken stories that he cannot piece together into...

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  • Broke City

    Broke City

    Broke City, the final book in Wendy McGrath's Santa Rosa trilogy, follows young Christine as she edges into self-awareness in the now-vanished Edmonton neighbourhood of Santa Rosa. Budding with cr...

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  • Perception

    Perception

    Artist KC Adams’s Perception Photo Series first appeared on billboards, in storefronts, in bus shelters, and projected on Winnipeg’s downtown buildings. The photographs confronted common stereotype...

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  • Traits & Traitors

    Traits & Traitors

    Spy Dagrun Lund must rally the remaining Intelligencers to save the city of Tarklee.

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  • Jumpship Hope

    Jumpship Hope

    Hot-headed pilot Janlin Kavanagh volunteers for a desperate mission with an untested jumpship prototype.

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  • Say Something!

    Say Something!

    Writing Essays that Make the Grade

    Stop boring your professors with tedious, predictable essays. Get better grades! How do you write a great essay? It’s not about five paragraphs filled with quotations from experts—you need to disco...

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  • This Has Nothing to Do With You

    This Has Nothing to Do With You

    The morning after her high school graduation, Mel and her older brother Matt drive by a crime scene. A few hours later, the police arrive at their door; it turns out the two siblings had witnessed ...

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  • The Towers of Babylon

    The Towers of Babylon

    Embracing the anxieties of contemporary urban life, The Towers of Babylon tracks a group of hapless Millennials trying to find meaning in a world that consistently rejects them. What do you do when...

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  • Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    This collected volume starts with the famous M. R. James story of occult revenge, "Casting the Runes", about a slighted occultist out for murderous revenge using his diabolical black arts to achiev...

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  • Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Private Charles Smith had been dead for close to a century when Jonathan Hart discovered the soldier’s small diary in the Baldwin Collection at the Toronto Public Library. The diary’s first entry w...

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  • From Turtle Island to Gaza

    From Turtle Island to Gaza

    With a sure voice, Groulx, an Anishnaabe writer, artistically weaves together the experiences of Indigenous peoples in settler Canada with those of the people of Palestine, revealing a shared under...

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  • Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation

    Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation

    Drawing on the expertise of Indigenous scholars and researchers, including voices from the front lines in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, this book examines child welfare practices in kinship ...

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