Born with a split lip and cleft palate, Toshy Wolfman's life is an uphill battle. Believing he is dim-witted and ugly, Toshy finds his resentment slowly building as he is ridiculed, used, and...
Author: Miller, JohnSummary:Genre: Canadian fiction, General fiction
Author: Wallace, Benjamin, Patterson, JamesSummary:
The astonishing true story of the most successful defense attorney ever-told with suspense that tops James Patterson's #1 nonfiction bestseller Filthy Rich . Everyone deserves the best defense....
Author: Reibetanz, JohnSummary:
Reading John Reibetanz, one is struck with the way language, closely attended to, kept oiled and sharp, can give experience back its bite. And conversely, how experience can be the whetstone for...Genre: Canadian poetry, Poetry
Author: Rowe, BillSummary:
Warning: Graphic Content and Mature Subject Matter
Rosie O’Dell is a creature of beauty, brilliance . . . and unspeakable secrets. When she was young, terrible crimes had been committed...Genre: Canadian fiction, Romance fiction
Author: McPherson, JohnSummary:
Some call it weird. Others, eclectic, creative, hilarious, laugh-out-loud funny and good old-fashioned snort-milk-out-your-nose humor. Whatever adjective you apply to Close to Home, it has become...Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Author: Moers, WalterSummary:
In this third tale of Zamonia, Optimus Yarnspinner sets off to track down a mysterious author in Bookholm. Once there he faces cold-blooded book hunters, cyclopean Fearsome Booklings, sharp-...Genre: Fantasy fiction
Author: Williamson, Mary F., Sharp, TomSummary:
The Second World War had been under way for a year when Marie and John Williamson welcomed two English brothers to join them and their two children in their small house in north Toronto for the...
Author: Metcalf, JohnSummary:
John Metcalf's Shut Up He Explained defies expectations and strict definition. Part memoir, part travelogue, part criticism -- wholly Metcalf -- it is thoughtful, engaged, contentious and...
Author: Lalumière, ClaudeSummary:
Twenty-four short stories and one poem featuring: Superheroes! Supervillains! Superpowered antiheroes. Mad scientists. Adventurers into the unknown. Detectives of the dark night. Costumed...
Author: Wicks, HeidiSummary:
'Melttwists and turns as it recounts the then and now tales of lifetime friends, Jess and Cait. From teenagers in the 90s to 30-somethings today, theirs is a layered, lifelong friendship that...Genre: Science fiction
Author: Bowdring, PaulSummary:
After a thirty-year exile in Toronto, self-described "mid-listing" Newfoundland author James Nightingale leaves behind a failed marriage to a successful classical musician, who has taken up with...Genre: Canadian fiction, Literary fiction
Author: Johnston, WayneSummary:
A World Elsewhere has all the hallmarks of Wayne Johnston's most beloved and acclaimed novels: outsiders yearning for acceptance, dreams that threaten to overpower their makers, and unlikely...Genre: Historical fiction, Domestic fiction
Author: Pavone, ChrisSummary:
Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone—no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong. She starts with hotel security, then the police, then the American...Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Author: Lee, JohnSummary:
With sharp, witty reviews of the best spots in town to slake your thirst, Drinking Vancouver: 100+ Great Bars in the City and Beyond is the pocket-sized booze bible for locals and visitors craving...Genre: Canadian nonfiction, Food and drink, Guidebooks
Author: Dumont, DawnSummary:
"The hilarious story of an unlikely group of Indigenous dancers who find themselves thrown together on a performance tour of Europe. The Tour is all prepared. The Prairie Chicken dance troupe is...