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A Guest in the House

Emily Carroll

In Emily Carroll's haunting adult graphic novel horror story A Guest in the House, a young woman marries a kind dentist only to realize...

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No Meat Required

Alicia Kennedy

A culinary and cultural history of plant-based eating in the United States that delves into the subcultures and politics that have defined alternative food—Diet...

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Laline Paull

An astonishing and immersive new novel, Pod takes the reader into the depths of the ocean—and into the world of its fascinating inhabitants—through the eyes of...

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I Never Found You

Emma Jon-Michael Frank

A birdwatcher finds something terrible in the woods entering him into a strange and desperate world.Egbert is a member of the Cocoon County Birding...

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Tainted Love

Alex Coles

The first book-length inquiry into the twisted romantic ballad, giving a sense of both its history and contemporary currency.Titled after Soft Cell's version of...

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Don't Leave Me This Way

Eric Sneathen

A textual and historigraphical odyssey imbued with queer intergenerational yearning and loss. Don’t Leave Me This Way blends archival research with sexual fantasy to...

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River Mumma

Zalika Reid-Benta

From the Giller-nominated author of Frying Plantain comes an exhilarating magical realist novel about a millennial Black woman who navigates her quarter-life-crisis while embarking...

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I'm a Fan

Sheena Patel

"A fast, fizzing cherry bomb of a debut . . . I'm a Fan will stick with you for a very long time." —The...

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Best Barbarian

Roger Reeves

In his brilliant, expansive second volume, Whiting Award–winning poet Roger Reeves probes the apocalypses and raptures of humanity—climate change, anti-Black racism, familial and erotic...

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Like Every Form of Love

Padma Viswanathan

From the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist, a gripping exploration of class, race, friendship, sexuality, what an author owes her subject and what it means...

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Blankets: 20th Anniversary Edition

Craig Thompson

"Quaint, meditative and sometimes dreamy, blankets will take you straight back to your first kiss." --The GuardianBlankets: 20th Anniversary Edition is the story of...

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The Naked Tree

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

A delicate, timeless, and breathtaking coming-of-age classic, reimagined Critically acclaimed and award-winning cartoonist Keum Suk Gendry-Kim returns with a stunning addition to her body...

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Empty Spaces

Jordan Abel

From the acclaimed, boundary-breaking author of NISHGA comes a hypnotic and mystifying exploration of land and legacy.Reimagining James Fenimore Cooper’s nineteenth-century text The Last...

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Back in the Land of the Living

Eva Crocker

A sexy, unforgettable story about love and longing in a time of chaos by Scotiabank Giller Prize longlisted author Eva Crocker. Back in the...

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An Immense World

Ed Yong


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The Age of Insecurity

Astra Taylor

These days, everyone feels insecure. We are financially stressed and emotionally overwhelmed. The status quo isn’t working for anyone, even those who appear to...

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The Bund

Sharon Rudahl, Paul Buhle

Told in an engaging graphic novel format, The Bund explains the oppressive origins of Jewish resistance in Ukraine, Poland, and the "Pale of Settlement"...

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The Circle

Katherena Vermette

“The Circle is a polyphonic masterpiece.” —Erika T. Wurth, author of White HorseFrom the award-winning and #1 bestselling author of The Break and The Strangers...

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Myriam Gurba

A ruthless and razor-sharp essay collection that tackles the pervasive, creeping oppression and toxicity that has wormed its way into society—in our books, schools,...

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The Fraud

Zadie Smith

From acclaimed and bestselling novelist Zadie Smith, a kaleidoscopic work of historical fiction set against the legal trial that divided Victorian England, about who...

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Naomi Klein

From the award-winning, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine, and This Changes Everything, a revelatory analysis of the collapsed meanings, blurred identities,...

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New Moon Magic

Risa Dickens, Amy Torok

Harness the power of lunar magic with 13 essential practices for the modern witch—one for each New Moon of the yearFresh, fierce, and unapologetically...

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Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki

Spring Break, 2009: Five days, three friends, and one big city.Roaming marks a triumphant return to the graphic novel and a deft foray into...

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What's Fear Got to Do With It?

A soapy crime drama unfolds between the stalls of North America's largest night marketEva and Mia couldn't be more different. Where Mia is insecure...

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Lisa Alward

One of the Globe and Mail's "Sixty-Two Books to Read This Fall" • Listed in CBC Books Fiction to Read in Fall 2023 "A...

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My Picture Diary

Fujiwara Maki

The wife of Japan’s most lauded manga-ka documents a year in their lives with her own artistry.In 1981, Fujiwara Maki began a picture diary...

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Against Technoableism

Ashley Shew

A manifesto exploding what we think we know about disability, and arguing that disabled people are the real experts when it comes to technology...

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The Box

Mandy-Suzanne Wong

A stylistically dazzling dystopian novel about things, people, and the forces and seams between them. In a dark and crooked lane in an unnamed...

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Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology

A bold, clever, and sublimely sinister collection that dares to ask the question: “Are you ready to be un-settled?” Featuring stories by: Norris Black...

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The Lost Supper

Taras Grescoe

In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Anthony Bourdain, and Mark Bittman, “a surprising, flavorsome tour of ancient cuisines” (Kirkus ★)—from Neolithic bread to ancient...

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Jessica Westhead

Featured on 49th Shelf's Most Anticipated: 2023 Fall Fiction PreviewFeatured on CBC's 2023 Fall Fiction Preview"Things used to be easier, but even in those...

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Lawrence Lindell

Black, weird, awkward and proud of it. Welcome to the club!Tired of feeling like you don’t belong? Join the club. It’s called the Section....

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And Then She Fell

Alicia Elliott

A Most Anticipated Book Pick by Toronto Star, CBC, The Walrus, Good Morning America, Bustle, CrimeReads, Electric Literature, Debutiful, Ms. Magazine, The Nerd Daily,...

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Land of Milk and Honey

C Pam Zhang


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Gabriela Wiener

"With tremendous intellect and her irreverent wit, Wiener rescues an intimate story from the family archive, a story that is also the infamous history...

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