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The Broken Heart of Winter

By Judy LeBlanc
Categories: Fiction

Lise, Appoline and Anne are related, though they live on opposite coasts at different moments of time, with the vast geography of Canada and decades of change in between. The three women are linked by ...

This Unlikely Soil

This Unlikely Soil, the sophomore collection from Lambda Literary Award finalist Andrea Routley, is a quintet of linked novellas exploring the failures of kindness and connection among a rural west-coast ...

Goat Lady's Daughter

By Rosella Leslie
Categories: Fiction

In an isolated cabin nestled in a small ocean inlet on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, two eccentric sisters unexpectedly find themselves taking in an abandoned baby girl. Mag, the crusty, conniving ...

Music from a Strange Planet

Off-beat, provocative, philosophical, Music from a Strange Planet traces the fault lines of identity and emotional attachment. Grief, tenderness, and longing soak the pages, admitting the reader into the ...

The List of Last Chances

By Christina Myers
Categories: Fiction

At thirty-eight years old, Ruthie finds herself newly unemployed, freshly single, sleeping on a friend's couch and downing a bottle of wine each night. Having overstayed her welcome and desperate for ...

The Fifth

By MP Boisvert
Translated by Monica Meneghetti
Categories: Fiction, LGBTQ+

Critically acclaimed in the original French, The Fifth offers a refreshing take on sexuality and desire. Alice, Gayle, Camille and Simon live together in a polyamorous relationship, affectionately referred ...

The Crooked Thing

By Mary MacDonald
Categories: Fiction

The English poet, William Blake said, "joy and woe are woven fine." So it is in The Crooked Thing. A collection of intense and emotional stories, there are traumas and betrayals, loves and losses, missed ...

The Kissing Fence

1950s, New Denver: Pavel and Nina are among 200 Russian Doukhobor children separated from their families and community, and placed in a residential facility in the Kootenay region of BC. Forcibly removed ...

Itsuka

By Joy Kogawa
Categories: Fiction

'Kogawa is a beautiful and elegant writer.'' —The Kingston Whig-Standard

''What is for you the breath of life?'' Someday — itsuka — Naomi Nakane will answer this question. In Obasan, Naomi's childhood ...

The Light a Body Radiates

By Ethel Whitty
Categories: Fiction

Eileen MacPherson is a child of eight when her beloved sixteen-year-old brother, Francis, leaves home after a violent family episode. Over the next 25 years, everything she understands to be true changes ...