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  • Disappearing Moon Cafe

    Disappearing Moon Cafe

    Disappearing Moon Cafe was a stunning debut novel that has become a Canadian literary classic. An unflinchingly honest portrait of a Chinese Canadian family that pulses with life and moral tensions...

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  • The Orchard Keepers

    The Orchard Keepers

    Robert Pepper-Smith’s trilogy of novels chronicling the lives of those with deep roots in the orchard lands of British Columbia comes full circle with this volume, collecting newly revised editions...

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  • 59 Glass Bridges

    59 Glass Bridges

    In 59 Glass Bridges, an unnamed narrator travels through a maze that is at once mutable and immutable: walls fall to vine-filled forests, hallways to rivers, bridges to lamp-lit boats. What remains...

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  • Nuala

    Nuala

    “Shh, my Nuala. I am with you. Today I shall teach you the newness of you.” As the Engine breathes life into Nuala, her gaze falls on Teacher-Servant, the chosen one. He alone will be able to hear...

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  • Nuala

    Nuala

    “Shh, my Nuala. I am with you. Today I shall teach you the newness of you.” As the Engine breathes life into Nuala, her gaze falls on Teacher-Servant, the chosen one. He alone will be able to hear...

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  • Teardown

    Teardown

    The stories in Teardown seize on instances that, at the outset, appear benign—a woman encountering an old boyfriend on a BC ferry, a father chaperoning his daughter’s class on a field trip, a young...

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  • The Weather Inside

    The Weather Inside

    Avery Gauthier can’t get far enough away from her past: the death of her beloved father, the abuse she suffered as a teen, and the religion that tore her parents apart. A reality-refugee, she’s man...

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  • Border Markers

    Border Markers

    After the accidental death of a teenaged friend, the Lansing family has split along fault lines previously hidden under a patina of suburban banality. Every family has secrets, but for the Lansings...

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  • Lost Animal Club

    Lost Animal Club

    Runner-up in the Prose Fiction category at the 2016 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada! In his debut story collection, Kevin A. Couture creates a world where the veneer ...

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  • Paper Teeth

    Paper Teeth

    Shortlisted for the 2017 Alberta Readers' Choice Award! Finalist for the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction at the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards! Winner of the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book ...

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  • Perfect World

    Perfect World

    Tom Brackett has created the perfect world for himself: he has a good job, a perpetually supportive wife, two kids, a mini-van, and even a golden retriever. But then, his mental instability causes ...

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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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  • Le Petit Voleur

    Le Petit Voleur

    Novembre 1898. À la gare de Mélikhovo, Anton Tchékhov prend le train. Il se dirige vers l'ouest. Il traverse la Russie, la Pologne, l'Allemagne. Il s'arrête d'abord à Paris, puis à Nice, où le clim...

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  • League of the Star

    League of the Star

    It is the dawn of the French revolution when masses of hungry peasants burn the chateaux of aristocrats throughout France. After the death of his estranged family, an 18 year-old nobleman, the Marq...

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  • Friendly Fire

    Friendly Fire

    As a long, hot Saskatchewan summer dawns, Darby Swank’s life is forever changed when she finds her beloved aunt floating dead in a lake. All at once, her blinders are lifted and she sees the countr...

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  • Meadowlark

    Meadowlark

    When her family’s car goes through the ice on Rainy Lake one cold March day in 1962, six-year-old Rebecca Archer is the only person her father is able to pull from the sinking vehicle. But as Rebec...

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  • Entropic

    Entropic

    In his second collection of stories, author and filmmaker R.W. Gray (Crisp) once again finds the place where the beautiful, the strange, and the surreal all meet—sometimes meshing harmoniously, som...

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  • Things You've Inherited From Your Mother

    Things You've Inherited From Your Mother

    "Everyone deals with grief in their own personal way. Take Carrie, for example. Getting over her mother’s death from ovarian cancer takes the form of ramping up passive-aggressive office warfare, c...

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  • Welcome to the Circus

    Welcome to the Circus

    Rhonda Douglas's debut collection dazzles with its daring and dangerous prose. Welcome to the Circus, where every moment is a tight-rope act, precariously balancing on the edge of destruction. In t...

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  • The Mystics of Mile End

    The Mystics of Mile End

    Brother and sister Lev and Samara Meyer live in Montreal’s Mile End—a mashup of hipsters and Hasidic Jews. They have a fairly typical childhood, other than that around the corner Mr. Katz is trying...

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  • L'âme soeur

    L'âme soeur

    Mars 1967: un puissant vent de changement souffle sur la province… Si la révolution est néanmoins tranquille, l’existence de Maurice Berger, professeur de collège à Saint-Hyacinthe, est secouée de ...

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  • Six degrés de liberté

    Six degrés de liberté

    Où l’on raconte l’histoire d’une jeune fille qui désire repousser les limites de l’expérience humaine, d’un hacker qui veut optimiser la circulation mondiale des bananes et des coussins, d’une empl...

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  • The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    “No one should ever work at a gas station long enough to get good at it,” observes Brendan, the narrator of the debut novel from Sean Trinder. Brendan is 20. He’s been pumping gas for three years,...

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  • Les bonheurs caducs

    Les bonheurs caducs

    Dans la vie de Rosemarie, tout a changé. Avant, elle aimait travailler à la maison d’édition. Le patron, un homme bon, lui donnait envie de se lever le matin pour slalomer dans l’heure de pointe. E...

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  • North East

    North East

    In North East, Wendy McGrath expands on the story she began with Santa Rosa, as a working class couple living in 1960s Edmonton drift further apart while their young daughter tries to understand su...

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  • Blind Spot

    Blind Spot

    “Some days I wish something truly bad would happen so that I would have something genuine to worry about.” When his parents’ car is hit by a train, Luke, a failed actor, returns to his Edmonton ho...

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  • Between Clay and Dust

    Between Clay and Dust

    In an old ruined city, emptied of most of its inhabitants, Ustad Ramzi, a famous wrestler past his prime, and Gohar Jan, a well-known courtesan whose kotha once attracted the wealthy and powerful, ...

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  • Piégé

    Piégé

    David Slaney s’échappe de prison. En cavale, il n’a qu’un but. Retrouver Brian Hearn, son complice dans le coup qui l’a envoyé en taule, mais qui, lui, a échappé à la Justice. Retrouver Hearn pour ...

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  • Histoires d’ogres

    Histoires d’ogres

    Quel destin attend Jade, une jeune escorte adepte de crack ? Et Stéphane Bellevue, ce pédophile en libération conditionnelle qui a purgé une peine pour le meurtre sordide d’un adolescent ? Après L...

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  • L'Exception

    L'Exception

    « Tu seras toujours la femme de ma vie. » Dans le vacarme d’un réveillon de nouvel an, María n’entend pas ce que Floki, son mari, lui annonce : il la quitte pour son collègue, spécialiste comme lui...

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  • After Alice

    After Alice

    "After retiring from the heady world of academia, Sidonie von Täler has returned to the small Okanagan Valley town she escaped in her youth for the lights of the big city. The family orchard has si...

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  • Chorus of Mushrooms

    Chorus of Mushrooms

    "Hiromi Goto’s debut novel has become a Canadian classic. The winner of the 1995 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book Canada and Caribbean Region and co-winner of the Canada-Japan Book A...

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  • L'Oeil du léopard

    L'Oeil du léopard

    Années 1950. Dans une bourgade du Norrland, Hans Olofson, adolescent élevé par un père rustre et alcoolique, perd ses deux seuls vrais amis. Bouleversé, Hans décide de réaliser le rêve de l'un d'eu...

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  • Tea-Bag

    Tea-Bag

    Tea-Bag, jeune Nigériane, traverse l'Europe à pied, persuadée que tout là-haut, en Suède, une porte s'ouvrira pour elle. Tania, venue de Smolensk, a franchi la Baltique à la rame, portée par le mêm...

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  • Boundary Problems

    Boundary Problems

    In his confident debut, Greg Bechtel offers ten charged stories about the impossible-turned-possible — secrets, paranoia, sex, conspiracies, and magic — as he effortlessly shatters the boundaries b...

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  • Sam

    Sam

    En fouillant dans une boîte de livres à vendre dans un commerce caritatif, le narrateur du nouveau roman de François Blais tombe sur un manuscrit qui pique sa curiosité : un fragment d’un journal i...

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  • Le lieu précis de ma colère

    Le lieu précis de ma colère

    Sans travail, sans amour, sans avenir, sans vie sociale, Benjamin a 30 ans et cherche désespérément une raison de s’accrocher. C’est alors que, dans la rue, il capte au vol la main levée d’Éliane s...

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  • Je te retrouverai

    Je te retrouverai

    Dans un port de la mer du Nord, deux silhouettes bravent la nuit : une très jeune femme et son petit garçon à la poursuite du père fugitif. Tandis que William le séducteur fait tonner tous les orgu...

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  • L'orangeraie

    L'orangeraie

    Quand Amed pleure, Aziz pleure aussi. Quand Aziz rit, Amed rit aussi.Ces frères jumeaux auraient pu vivre paisiblement à l’ombre des orangers. Mais un obus traverse le ciel, tuant leurs grands-pare...

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