Elevator Pitch

22 October 2019 | By Linwood Barclay | Filed in: canada.

It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non stop, to the top Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets Right to the bottom of the shaft It appears to be a horrific,

Akin

22 October 2019 | By Emma Donoghue | Filed in: canada.

A retired New York professor s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother s wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and

High School

22 October 2019 | By Tegan Quin | Filed in: canada.

From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginnings High School is the revelatory and unique coming of age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who

From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way

22 October 2019 | By Jesse Thistle | Filed in: canada.

In 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

Break in Case of Emergency

22 October 2019 | By Brian Francis | Filed in: canada.

Dads can be such a drag Life has been a struggle for Toby Goodman Her mother died by suicide five years ago, and her father left their small town before Toby was born Now a teenager living on her grandparents dairy farm, Toby has trouble letting people in She keeps even her closest friend, the b

I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World

22 October 2019 | By Kai Cheng Thom | Filed in: canada.

What can we hope for at the end of the world What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts What would it mean to pursue justice without violence How can we love in the absence of faith In a heartbreaking yet hopeful collection of personal essays and prose poems, blending the confessi

The Wagers

22 October 2019 | By Sean Michaels | Filed in: canada.

Scotiabank Giller winner Sean Michaels is back with his widely anticipated second novel, The Wagers, a deeply satisfying story of long odds, magical heists and the dizzying gamble of life Where does luck come from What is it worth And how much of it do you need to be happy Theo Potiris is a groc

It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

22 October 2019 | By Kyo Maclear | Filed in: canada.

Gyo Fujikawa s iconic children s books are beloved all over the world Now it s time for Gyo s story to be told a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives

Crow Winter

22 October 2019 | By Karen McBride | Filed in: canada.

Nanabush A name that has a certain weight on the tongue a taste Like lit sage in a windowless room or aluminum foil on a metal filling Trickster Storyteller Shape shifter An ancient troublemaker with the power to do great things, only he doesn t want to put in the work Since coming home to Sp