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    In 2005, Maurice Mierau and his wife, Betsy, travelled to Ukraine to adopt two small boys, age three and five. After weeks of delays while navigating a tangled bureaucracy, they returned to Canada ...

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  • Are You Ready to be Lucky?

    Are You Ready to be Lucky?

    Meet Roslyn, the plucky divorcée eager for new beginnings. Meet Duncan, the British conman with a penchant for collecting ex-wives. Meet Floyd, the lovable, foul-mouthed contractor who can fix anyo...

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  • Roost

    Roost

    Claudia, single mom of two, pines for her past independent life. Her ex, after all, has moved on to a new wardrobe, new hobbies and—worst of all—new adult friends. But in Claudia's house she's stil...

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  • The Crimes of Hector Tomas

    The Crimes of Hector Tomas

    Enrique Tomás lives a quiet life with a large, loving family in an unnamed South American country. But Enrique has secrets. When his second eldest son, Hector, and Hector's beloved friend Nadia unc...

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  • The Reverse Cowgirl

    The Reverse Cowgirl

    Keen, intense, and darkly comic, the short fictions of David Whitton are full of misfits, oddballs, dropouts, klutzes, and loners. You might dress em up, but it's just a matter of moments till they...

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  • Not Being on a Boat

    Not Being on a Boat

    Rutledge, an aging, divorced man, has treated himself to a Cruise on the Mariola. The Cruise is not just any cruise. It's the whole shebang. It's around the world. It's a lifestyle change: G & Ts a...

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  • Hold Me Now

    Hold Me Now

    One Friday, Vancouver lawyer Paul Brenner has dinner with his son, Daniel. They talk about work, health, money, and music, and part ways. The following evening, Paul receives the phone call that is...

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  • A Description of the Blazing World

    A Description of the Blazing World

    After Morgan Wells's wife leaves him, a postcard from France arrives. It is addressed to a Morgan Wellsbut not the Morgan Wells who receives it. Desperate to be led out of his despair, Morgan decid...

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  • And Me Among Them

    And Me Among Them

    Ruth grew too fast. As a young girl over seven feet tall, she looms over adults and has a unique birds-eye perspective. She does not just remember but watches her past play out: her ongoing strugg...

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  • Here Is Where We Disembark

    Here Is Where We Disembark

    With her remarkable debut collection, Yukon poet Clea Roberts proffers a perceptive & ecological reading of the Canadian North's past & present. Roberts deftly draws out the moments that comprise a...

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  • The Doctrine of Affections

    The Doctrine of Affections

    A poverty-stricken, nineteenth-century guitar virtuoso navigates the tricky political landscape of Parisian society as he comes out of retirement for one final concert. A sessional instructor compe...

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  • The Swallows Uncaged

    The Swallows Uncaged

    In The Swallows Uncaged, Elizabeth McLean paints a sweeping yet intimate panorama of Vietnam in the style of a Vietnamese eight-panel screen: eight narratives that each capture a moment in time and...

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  • White Elephant

    White Elephant

    Physician Richard Berringer, his wife, Ann, and their thirteen-year-old son, Torquil, have abandoned their home in Nova Scotia and moved to Sierra Leone, despite warnings that the West African coun...

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  • The Afterlife of Birds

    The Afterlife of Birds

    Henry Jett’s life is slowly going nowhere. His girlfriend recently left, and his job in a local garage is uninspiring, considering that he doesn’t particularly like cars. Henry finds solace in his ...

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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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