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  • The Chief

    The Chief

    Mistahimaskwa

    On her way to school one day, Sarah is relieved to find the book she’d dropped the day before – shortly after an encounter with a bear. But when she opens it, the story within, about the Cree chief...

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  • Black & Mist

    Black & Mist

    After a series of accidents, Nel is forced to wonder if she's harbouring a traitor onboard the Tantamount.

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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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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

    Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

    In Keetsahnak / Our Murdered and Missing Indigenous Sisters, the tension between personal, political, and public action is brought home starkly as the contributors look at the roots of violence and...

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  • Women in Criminal Justice

    Women in Criminal Justice

    True Cases By and About Canadian Women and the Law

    Women in Criminal Justice is Book Four in the Durvile True Cases Series and in it, Canadian women judges and criminal lawyers tell of cases that they have found particularly challenging. Some were ...

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  • Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters

    Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters

    Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland—one of Canada’s most beloved writers and one of Canada’s most significant publishers—enjoyed an unusual rapport. In this collection of annotated letters, reade...

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  • Sharkasaurus

    Sharkasaurus

    Faith and facts collide on a Creationist themed golf course when the daughter of a widowed creationist falls for the adopted son of a gay paleontologist. Unbeknownst to the lovers a prehistoric din...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Mountain Blues

    Mountain Blues

    Welcome to Eldorado, a small mountain town in the Kootenays, chock-a-block with aging hippies, eccentrics, loggers, and protestors. When Roy Breen moves to Eldorado after over a decade of working a...

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  • Frank

    Frank

    A historical mystery set in the tragedy of the Frank Slide, one of Canada’s deadliest natural disasters. Eve Lee is in a self-destructive spiral—her big plans for a new life in Frank have not at al...

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  • A Purpose Ridden - Updated Edition

    A Purpose Ridden - Updated Edition

    A Peakbagger's Guide

    An honest memoir that deconstructs an evolving father–son relationship, uncovers the struggles in becoming one of Canada’s most respected adventure cyclists and the dramatic impact of a recent canc...

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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. But when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s unprepared for the bois...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    Life on the Great Hunt

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Parallel Destiny

    Parallel Destiny

    A Flashback Novel

    Marooned within a bewildering series of alternate timelines, Max and Julia are forced to fight for their own survival and to save the very fabric of reality.

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  • Unmagic

    Unmagic

    When wild magic creates chaos, Kara, with Reo at her side, is the only one who can stop it. Or can she?

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  • Cobra Clutch

    Cobra Clutch

    “Hammerhead” Jed Ounstead thought he’d traded the pro-wrestling world for the slightly less dangerous one of a bar bouncer and errand boy for his father’s detective agency, but the squared circle w...

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  • The Figgs

    The Figgs

    Meet the Figgs. June, the family’s matriarch, looks forward to a quiet retirement — if only she can get her three adult children to finally, finally, move out of the house. But her dreams are shatt...

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  • Homes

    Homes

    A Refugee Story

    In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just before the Syrian civil war broke out. Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten ...

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  • Stars

    Stars

    In this second installation of the Overhead Series, Lucy Haché once again transports the reader with intimate revelations on identity by exploring her personal and ancestral relationsh...

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  • By the Light of Camelot

    By the Light of Camelot

    13 Newly Imagined Arthurian Tales Set Against a Landscape of Magic, Cruelty, and Destiny... Many were called. Few remembered. Ruled by Arthur, the Once and Future King, these Knights took their p...

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  • When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    nīhithaw pīsimwasinahikan

    A bear sleeping safely in her den, Kohkom telling a story by the fire, the trees crackling with cold–we are all connected to the seasons and the cycle of nature. The calming rhythm of the words ech...

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  • The House of Charlemagne

    The House of Charlemagne

    Louis Riel prophesied that a polyglot Métis nation would rise on the prairies five hundred years after his death, and that it would be called the House of Charlemagne. Tim Lilburn tracks the birth ...

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  • Songs for Dead Children

    Songs for Dead Children

    In a series of poems inspired by Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, E.D. Blodgett searches for meaning amidst grief. In the contemplative gentleness of his words, he finds the special light childre...

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  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Major’s most persistent question—“Where do we fit in the universe?”—is made more urgent by the ecological ca...

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