Canada Reads 2021!

March 9, 2021

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The debates kick off this week. We're huge fans of the 2021 shortlist for Canada Reads! 

Although we may have loved to see a the first ever graphic novel nominated to make the short list (we may be slightly biased in this regard), we adore the 5 books that were selected! 

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The finalists feature Joshua Whitehead's 2018 Jonny Appleseed, a longstanding bestselling novel that we've loved and discussed over the years, two debut novels in Francesca Ekwuyasi's 2020 Butter Honey Pig Breadwhich has become a runaway bestseller in our store!and Hench by Nathalie Zina Walschots (2020), The Midnight Bargain, a novel by award winning Fantasy novelist C.L. Polk, as well as the prize winning memoir Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica L. Lee.

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All five books are available from our online store, simply click through the links above! We ship Canada wide, deliver in Tiohtiá:ke / Montreal by bike, and offer prepaid pickup at the store, as well as limited, socially distanced in person browsing!

Thank you so much for your support.

Happy reading!

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Jonny Appleseed

Joshua Whitehead

Finalist, Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize A tour-de-force debut novel about a Two-Spirit Indigiqueer young man and...

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Natalie Zina Walschots

“This book is fast, furious, compelling, and angry as hell." -- Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling author The Boys meets My Year of...

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Butter Honey Pig Bread

Francesca Ekwuyasi

Longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize An intergenerational saga about three Nigerian women: a novel about food, family, and forgiveness. Butter Honey Pig...

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Two Trees Make a Forest

Jessica J. Lee

WINNER of the 2020 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Non-Fiction PrizeOne of The Globe and Mail’s “100 favourite books of 2020”On CBC’s list of “the best Canadian nonfiction...

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The Midnight Bargain

C. L. Polk

From the beloved World Fantasy Award-winning author of Witchmark comes a sweeping, romantic new fantasy set in a world reminiscent of Regency England, where...

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