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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There is beauty in the teacup like dresses requiring crinoline or beaded purses too small to carry anything but anger. —from “Inheritance” Marita Dachsel’s third poetry collection explores parenth...

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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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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror, this ebook includes all of the stories from Volume One of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special intro...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spine Chillers, Volume 2, presents four classic stories from the masters of horror literature. It kicks off with Charles Dickens' friend and collaborator Wilkie Collins' eerie tale ...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Volume 4 is a feast for crows with such tales as Lost Hearts, The Damned Thing, Poe’s famous poem A Dream Within a Dream, and a man’s descent into madness with only his black cat to keep him compan...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror. This eBook includes all of the stories from Volume Five of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special int...

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  • Echolocation

    Echolocation

    In this provocative collection of short stories, Karen Hofmann creates characters who struggle to connect or disconnect from entanglements and relationships. With ironic accuracy and sensuous image...

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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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  • 1st Legion of Utopia

    1st Legion of Utopia

    Set amidst the riotous times of the Great Depression, 1st Legion of Utopia explores the forces surrounding the founding of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), the trail blazing party of...

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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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  • Only Pretty Damned

    Only Pretty Damned

    Niall Howell's Only Pretty Damned is a taut noir that takes you behind the big top, revealing rough and tumble characters, murderous plots, and crooked schemes designed to keep Rowland’s World Clas...

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  • The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    Three years into the second millennium, Majestic, Alberta is a farm town dealing with depressed crop prices, international borders closing to Canadian beef, and a severe drought. Older farmers worr...

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  • The Melting Queen

    The Melting Queen

    Every year since 1904, when the ice breaks up on the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton has crowned a Melting Queen—a woman who presides over the Melting Day spring carnival and who must keep the c...

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  • Apostrophes VIII

    Apostrophes VIII

    Nothing Is But You and I

    The late sun falls slowly into the afternoon of your eyes, and there it pauses as one might pause to take a breath —from “Lost” Nothing Is But You and I, the breathtaking final volume in the Apos...

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  • Lillian & Kokomis

    Lillian & Kokomis

    The Spirit of Dance

    Lillian is a girl of mixed Indigenous and white ancestry who is in the process of being shuffled to her seventh foster home. At school, she doesn’t fit in with the white kids and she doesn’t fit in...

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  • #J'AI MON VOYAGE! - TOME 6

    #J'AI MON VOYAGE! - TOME 6

    Je veux rencontrer des GENS, voir du PAYS! Découvrir le MONDE? Quelle bonne idée! 3, 2, 1, c'est PARTI! Je m’apprête à prendre l’avion pour la première fois de ma vie. J’ai hâte de partir à l’av...

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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s...

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  • Aux portes de la mémoire

    Aux portes de la mémoire

    Claire Evans vit dans un monde où la mémoire à long terme est une utopie. En sortant de l’adolescence, hommes et femmes découvrent à quelle catégorie ils appartiennent. Les chanceux font partie des...

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  • Cupidon a des ailes en carton

    Cupidon a des ailes en carton

    Meredith aime éperdument Antoine. C’est justement ce qui la pousse à se poser les bonnes questions : comment s’aimer mieux soi-même, comment aimer l’autre sans en dépendre, le comprendre, entreteni...

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  • Les cendres de Babylone

    Les cendres de Babylone

    The Expanse 6

    Une révolution en cours depuis des générations a commencé dans le feu. Elle finira dans le sang. La Flotte libre – un groupe de Ceinturiens versé dans le trafic de vaisseaux militaires – a fait sub...

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  • A la recherche d'Alice Love

    A la recherche d'Alice Love

    Alice Love tombe en faisant du sport. Lorsqu'elle se réveille, elle pense qu'elle a 29 ans, qu'elle est enceinte de son premier enfant et qu'on est en 1998. En réalité, on est en 2008, Alice a troi...

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  • L'Outsider

    L'Outsider

    PARFOIS, LE MAL PREND LE VISAGE DU BIEN.Le corps martyrisé d'un garçon de onze ans est retrouvé dans le parc de Flint City. Témoins et empreintes digitales désignent aussitôt le coupable : Terry Ma...

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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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  • Un étrange pays

    Un étrange pays

    'Quand la première coupe fut vidée, Alejandro et Petrus se sourirent et Jesús remarqua les beaux yeux gris et pensifs du rouquin. — Par où êtes-vous arrivés ? demanda-t-il. — Par le pont, répondi...

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  • Kiosque

    Kiosque

    Sept années durant, de 1983 à 1990, jusqu’à l’avant-veille du prix Goncourt, un apprenti-écrivain du nom de Jean Rouaud, qui s’escrime à écrire son roman  Les Champs d’honneur, aide à tenir rue de ...

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  • Emmanuel Le Magnifique

    Emmanuel Le Magnifique

    Un soleil nouveau s’est levé sur la France. Est-ce Austerlitz  ? Ou bien le sacre  ? Au printemps de l’an de grâce 2017, Emmanuel le Magnifique est entré dans l’histoire, costume de banquier et sce...

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