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Book cover for 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality by Bob Joseph

21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act

Bob Joseph

Book cover for 24 Hours in Italy by Romi Moondi

24 Hours in Italy

Romi Moondi

The book cover of Amy Stuart's A Death at the Party

A Death at the Party

Amy Stuart

Book cover for A Knife So Sharp Its Edge Cannot Be Seen by Erin Noteboom

A knife so sharp its edge cannot be seen

Erin Noteboom

Billy-Ray Belcourt's A Minor Chorus book cover

A Minor Chorus

Billy-Ray Belcourt

Book cover for A New Season by Terry Fallis

A New Season

Terry Fallis

Book cover for A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett

A Safe Girl to Love

Casey Plett

Book cover for A Super Scary Narwhalloween by Ben Clanton

A Super Scary Narwhalloween

Ben Clanton

Book cover for Abolition is Love by Syrus Marcus Ware and Alannah Fricker

Abolition Is Love

Syrus Marcus Ware

Book cover for All the Shining People by Kathy Friedman

All The Shining People

Kathy Friedman

Book cover for An Ordinary Violence by Adriana Chartrand

An Ordinary Violence

Adriana Chartrand

Book cover for And Then She Fell by Alicia Elliott

And Then She Fell

Kevin Sylvester's Apartment 713 book cover

Apartment 713

Kevin Sylvester

Book cover for Arc of Feeling: The History of the Swing by Javier Moscoso

Arc of Feeling: The History of the Swing

Javier Moscoso

Book cover for Austral by Carlos Fonseca


Carlos Fonseca

Book cover for Away from the Dead by David Bergen

Away from the Dead

David Bergen

Book cover for Back in the Land of the Living by Eva Crocker

Back in the Land of the Living

Eva Crocker

Book cover for Bad Cree by Jessica Johns

Bad Cree

Book cover for Be Mine by Richard Ford

Be Mine

Richard Ford

Book cover for Benjamin's Thunderstorm by Melanie Florence

Benjamin’s Thunderstorm

Melanie Florence

Jessica Cunsolo's Best Vacation Ever book cover

Best Vacation Ever

Jessica Cunsolo

Book cover for Bibbit Jumps by Bei Lynn

Bibbit Jumps

Bei Lynn

Book cover for Blue Hunger by Viola Di Grado

Blue Hunger

Viola Di Grado

Book cover for Bonesmith by Nicki Pau Preto


Nicki Pau Preto

Bonnie Jack book cover

Bonnie Jack

Ian Hamilton

Book cover for Breaking and Entering by Don Gillmor

Breaking and Entering

Don Gillmor

Book cover for Brotherless Night by V. V. Ganeshananthan

Brotherless Night

V. V. Ganeshananthan

Book cover for Brown Boy by Omer Aziz

Brown Boy: A Memoir

Omer Aziz


Brooke Lockyer

Celebrate Pride with Lockheed Martin

Jake Byrne

Book cover for Chrysalis by Anuja Varghese


Anuja Varghese

Book cover for City in Flames by Tomas Hachard

City in Flames

Tomas Hachard

Book cover for City of Neighbors by Andrea Curtis and Katy Dockrill

City of Neighbours

Katy Dockrill

Book cover for Dear Street by Lindsay Zier-Vogel

Dear Street

Lindsay Zier-Vogel

Denison Avenue

Christina Wong

Andrey Kurkov's Diary of An Invasion book cover

Diary of an Invasion

Andrey Kurkov

The book cover of Bill Buford's Dirt


Bill Buford

Book cover for Do You Remember Being Born? by Sean Michaels

Do You Remember Being Born?

Sean Michaels

Dragging Mason County

Curtis Campbell

May Telmissany's Dunzyazad Book cover


May Telmissany

Eight Strings by Margaret DeRosia book cover

Eight Strings

Margaret DeRosia

The book cover of Alexis Shaitkin's Elsewhere


Alexis Schaitkin

The book cover of Shari Lapena's Everyone Here is Lying

Everyone Here is Lying

Shari Lapena

M.G. Vassanji's Everything There Is book cover

Everything There Is

M.G. Vassanji

Book cover for Failures of Forgiveness by Myisha Cherry

Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Better

Myisha Cherry

Book cover for Falling Hour by Geoffrey D. Morrison

Falling Hour

Geoffrey D. Morrison

Alissa York's Far Cry book cover

Far Cry

Alissa York

Book cover for Focus. Click. Wind. by Amanda West Lewis

Focus. Click. Wind.

Amanda West Lewis

Hiro Kanagawa's Forgiveness book cover


Hiro Kanagawa

Monia Mazigh's headshot

Gendered Islamophobia: My Journey With a Scar(f)

Monia Mazigh

Book cover for Ghost Town by Kevin Chen

Ghost Town

Kevin Chen

Book cover for Grey Bees by Andrew Kurkov and translated by Boris Dralyuk

Grey Bees

Andrey Kurkov

Book cover for Grimmish by Michael Winkler


Michael Winkler

Book cover for Gull Island by Anna Porter

Gull Island

Anna Porter 

Book cover for Half-Life of a Stolen Sister by Rachel Cantor

Half-Life of a Stolen Sister

Rachel Cantor

Book cover for Haunted Canada 12 by Joel A. Sutherland

Haunted Canada 12: More Frightening True Tales

Joel A. Sutherland

Book cover for Heartbreak Homes by Jo Treggiari

Heartbreak Homes

Jo Treggiari

The book cover of Bill Buford's Heat


Bill Buford

Book cover for Her Body Among Animals by Paola Ferrante

Her Body Among Animals

Paola Ferrante

Saeed Teebi's Her First Palestinian book cover

Her First Palestinian

Saeed Teebi

Nicole Nwosu's Hitting the Crossbar book cover

Hitting the Crossbar

Nicole Nwosu

Book cover for Hollow Bamboo by William Ping

Hollow Bamboo

William Ping

Book cover for Hot Cross Buns For Everyone by Yolanda T. Marshall

Hot Cross Buns for Everyone

Yolanda T. Marshall

Book cover for House of Ash and Bone by Joel A. Sutherland

House of Ash and Bone

Joel A. Sutherland

Book cover for How to be the Best Third Wheel by Loridee De Villa

How to Be the Best Third Wheel

Loridee De Villa

Book cover for How to Decorate a Christmas Tree by Vikki VanSickle and Miki Sato

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Miki Sato

Book cover for How to Fail as a Popstar by Vivek Shraya

How To Fail As A Popstar

Vivek Shraya

Book cover for Hunger Heart by Karen Fastrup

Hunger Heart

Karen Fastrup

Book cover for I Only Read Murder by Ian Ferguson and Will Ferguson

I Only Read Murder

Ian Ferguson

Immigrant City by David Bezmozgis book cover

Immigrant City

David Bezmozgis

Book cover for In the Belly of the Congo by Blaise Ndala

In the Belly of the Congo

Blaise Ndala

In the Game (Hockey Super Six)

Kevin Sylvester

Book cover for In the Upper Country by Kai Thomas

In The Upper Country

Kai Thomas

Book cover for It's Time for Berries! by Ceporah Mearns & Jeremy Debicki

It’s Time for Berries!

Ceporah Mearns

Book cover for JAJ: A Haida Manga by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

JAJ: A Haida Manga

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Book cover for Jana Goes Wild by Farah Heron

Jana Goes Wild

Farah Heron

Book cover for Jokes for the Gunmen by Mazen Maarouf

Jokes For The Gunmen

Mazen Maarouf

Book cover for Just Once, No More by Charles Foran

Just Once, No More: On Fathers, Sons, and Who We Are Until We Are No Longer

Charlie Foran

Book cover for Kukum by Michel Jean


Michel Jean

Book cover for Learned by Heart by Emma Donoghue

Learned By Heart

Emma Donoghue

Book cover for Leilong the Library Bus by Julia Liu and Bei Lynn

Leilong the Library Bus

Bei Lynn

Book cover Leilong's Too Long! by Julia Liu and Bei Lynn

Leilong’s Too Long!

Bei Lynn

Book cover for Malaika, Carnival Queen by Nadia L. Hohn

Malaika, Carnival Queen

Irene Luxbacher

Shyam Selvadurai's Mansions of the Moon book cover

Mansions of the Moon

Shyam Selvadurai

Book cover for Meet Us By the Roaring Sea by Akil Kumarasamy

Meet Us By The Roaring Sea

Akil Kumarasamy

Book cover for Miss Matched by Wendy Millions

Miss Matched

Wendy Million

Book cover for Mnoomin maan'gowing / The Gift of Mnoomin by Brittany Luby

Mnoomin maan’gowing / The Gift of Mnoomin

Brittany Luby

Book cover for Much Ado About Nada by Uzma Jalaluddin

Much Ado About Nada

Uzma Jalaluddin

Book cover for My Father's House by Karmele Jaio

My Father’s House

Karmele Jaio

Book cover for Nat for Nothing by Maria Scrivan

Nat for Nothing

Maria Scrivan

Hannah Mary McKinnon's Never Coming Home book cover

Never Coming Home

Hannah Mary McKinnon

Not a Happy Family Book Cover

Not A Happy Family

Shari Lapena

Book cover for Not Here: Why American Democracy is Eroding and How Canada Can Protect Itself by Rob Goodman

Not Here: Why American Democracy Is Eroding and How Canada Can Protect Itself

Rob Goodman

Book cover for Nothing Good Happens in Wazirabad on Wednesday by Jamaluddin Aram

Nothing Good Happens in Wazirabad on Wednesday

Jamaluddin Aram

Book cover for Old Babes in the Wood by Margaret Atwood

Old Babes in the Wood: Stories

Margaret Atwood

Book cover for On the Ravine by Vincent Lam

On the Ravine

Vincent Lam

Jackleen Salam's One Body and A Thousand Edge book cover

One Body and A Thousand Edge

Jackleen Salam

Book cover for Hockey Super Six: Over Time by Kevin Sylvester

Over Time (Hockey Super Six)

Kevin Sylvester

Book cover for P.S. Tell No One by Vikki VanSickle

P.S. Tell No One

Vikki VanSickle

Book cover for Palookaville 24 by Seth

Palookaville #24


Book cover for Passionate Mothers, Powerful Sons by Charlotte Gray

Passionate Mothers, Powerful Sons: The Lives of Jennie Jerome Churchill and Sara Delano Roosevelt

Charlotte Gray

Book cover for People You Know, Places You've Been by Hana Shafi

People You Know, Places You’ve Been

Hana Shafi

Book cover for Restless by Joseph Kai


Joseph Kai

Reuniting With Strangers

Jennilee Austria-Bonifacio

Book cover for River Mumma by Zalika Reid-Benta

River Mumma

Zalika Reid-Benta

Book cover for River Spirit by Leila Aboulela

River Spirit

Leila Aboulela

The book cover of Paris Marx's Road to Nowhere

Road To Nowhere

Paris Marx

Sarah Polley's Run Towards the Danger book cover

Run Towards The Danger

Sarah Polley

Book cover for Sadie X by Clara Dupuis-Morency

Sadie X

Clara Dupuis-Morency

Book cover for Salvo mi corazón, todo está bien by Héctor Abad Faciolince

Salvo mi corazón, todo está bien / Aside from My Heart, All Is Well

Héctor Abad

Elizabeth Ruth's Semi-Detached book cover


Elizabeth Ruth

Book cover for Sharon, Lois and Bram's Peanut Butter and Jelly by Randi Hampson

Sharon, Lois and Bram’s Peanut Butter and Jelly

Sharon Hampson & Randi Hampson

Book cover for Sing, Nightingale by Marie Hélène Poitras

Sing, Nightingale

Marie Hélène Poitras

Book cover for Skating Wild on an Inland Sea by Jean E. Pendziwol

Skating Wild on an Inland Sea

Jean E. Pendziwol

Book cover for Snow Road Station by Elizabeth Hay

Snow Road Station

Elizabeth Hay

Book cover for Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys by Aaron Tucker

Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys

Aaron Tucker

The book cover of Catherine Fogarty's Someone You Know

Someone You Know

Catherine Fogarty

Book cover for Song of the Sparrow by Tara MacLean

Song of the Sparrow

Tara MacLean

Book cover for South by Babak Lakghomi


Babak Lakghomi

Book cover for Stranger by David Bergen


David Bergen

Suite As Sugar and Other Stories

Camille Hernández-Ramdwar

Book cover for Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen

Surviving Autocracy

Masha Gessen

The Abduction of Seven Forgers

Sean Dixon

The book cover of Michael Crummey's The Adversary

The Adversary

Michael Crummey

The African Samurai

Craig Shreve

Book cover for The Age of Insecurity by Astra Taylor

The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart

Astra Taylor

Book cover for The Antiracist Kitchen edited by Nadia L. Hohn and illustrated by Roza Nozari

The Antiracist Kitchen: 21 Stories (and Recipes)

Nadia L. Hohn

Book cover for The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters

The Berry Pickers

Amanda Peters

Book cover for The Book of Rain by Thomas Wharton

The Book of Rain

Thomas Wharton

Book cover for The Correspondence of Victoria Ocampo, Count Keyserling and C.G. Jung: Writing to the Woman Who Was Everything by Craig E. Stephenson

The Correspondence of Victoria Ocampo, Count Keyserling and C. G. Jung

Craig Stephenson

Book cover for The Deepest Map: The High-Stakes Race to Chart the World's Oceans by Laura Trethewey

The Deepest Map: The High-Stakes Race to Chart the World’s Oceans

Laura Trethewey

Book cover for The Devastation of Silence by João Reis

The Devastation of Silence

João Reis

Book cover for The Double Life of Benson You by Kevin Chong

The Double Life of Benson Yu: A Novel

Kevin Chong

Book cover for The Drowning Woman by Robyn Harding

The Drowning Woman

Robyn Harding

The Enchanted Loom book cover

The Enchanted Loom

Suvendrini Lena

Book cover for The End of Craving: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of Eating Well by Mark Schatzker

The End of Craving: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of Eating Well

Book cover for The Fake by Zoe Whittall

The Fake

Zoe Whittall

Book cover for The Farm by Héctor Abad

The Farm

Héctor Abad

Book cover for The Full-Moon Whaling Chronicles by Jason Guriel

The Full-Moon Whaling Chronicles

Jason Guriel

Book cover for The Future by Catherine Leroux

The Future

Catherine Leroux

Book cover for The Garden of Seven Twilights by Miquel de Palol

The Garden of Seven Twilights

Miquel de Palol

Book cover for The Handyman Method by Nick Cutter and Andrew F. Sullivan

The Handyman Method: A Story of Terror

Andrew F. Sullivan

Jasmine Sealy's The Island of Forgetting book cover

The Island of Forgetting

Jasmine Sealy

Book cover for The Last Pomegranate Tree by Bachtyar Ali

The Last Pomegranate Tree

Bachtyar Ali

Book cover for The Legend of Baraffo by Moez Surani

The Legend of Baraffo

Moez Surani

Book cover for The Librarianist by Patrick deWitt

The Librarianist

Patrick deWitt

Book cover for The Light at the End of the World by Siddhartha Deb

The Light at the End of the World

Siddhartha Deb

The Listeners book cover

The Listeners

Book cover for The Lost Supper by Taras Grescoe

The Lost Supper: Searching for the Future of Food in the Flavors of the Past

Taras Grescoe

Book cover for The Marigold by Andrew F. Sullivan

The Marigold

Andrew F. Sullivan

Book cover for The Negroes are Congregating by Natasha Adiyana Morris.

The Negroes are Congregating

Natasha Adiyana Morris

Book cover for The Observer by Marina Endicott

The Observer

Marina Endicott

Book cover for The Only Way to Make Bread by Cristina Quintero and Sarah Gonzales

The Only Way to Make Bread

Cristina Quintero

Book cover for The Story of Us by Catherine Hernandez

The Story of Us

Catherine Hernandez

Book cover for The Swailing by Patrick James Errington

the swailing

Patrick Errington

Book cover for The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society by Christine Estima

The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society

Christine Estima

Bryan Doerries' The Theater of War: WHAT ANCIENT TRAGEDIES CAN TEACH US TODAY book cover

The Theater of War

Bryan Doerries

Darla Contois's The War Being Waged book cover

The War Being Waged

Darla Contois

Book cover for The Whole Animal by Corinna Chong

The Whole Animal

Corinna Chong

Book cover for The Woman and Her Bear Club by Jaypeetee Arnakak

The Woman and Her Bear Cub

Jaypeetee Arnakak

The Wren, The Wren by Anne Enright

The Wren, The Wren

Anne Enright

Book cover for These Days are Numbered: Diary of a High-Rise Lockdown by Rebecca Rosenblum

These Days Are Numbered: Diary of a High-Rise Lockdown

Rebecca Rosenblum

May Telmissany's They All Say I Love You book cover

They All Say I Love You

May Telmissany

Book cover for This Other Eden by Paul Harding

This Other Eden

Paul Harding

Ayed, Nahlah - A Thousand Farewells

Thousand Farewells: A Reporter’s Journey From Refugee Camp To The Arab Spring

Nahlah Ayed

Book cover for ThunderBoom by Jack Briglio and Claudia Davila


Claudia Dávila

Book cover for Truth Telling by Michelle Good

Truth Telling: Seven Conversations About Indigenous Life in Canada

Michelle Good

Book cover for Turtle and Guy by Jeremy and Jazzy

Turtle and Guy: A Jeremy and Jazzy Adventure on Understanding Your Emotions

Jeremy Fisher

Book cover for Two for the Road by Chantel Guertin

Two for the Road

Chantel Guertin

Book cover for Unearthing by Kyo Maclear

Unearthing: A Story of Tangled Love and Family Secrets

Kyo Maclear

Book cover for Until We Break by Matthew Dawkins

Until We Break

Matthew Dawkins

Book cover for Valid by Chris Bergeron


Chris Bergeron

Makoto Yukimura's Vineland Saga 13 cover

Vinland Saga 13

Makoto Yukimura

Book cover for We Belong Here by Frieda Wishinsky

We Belong Here

Frieda Wishinsky

Book cover for Web3: Charting the Internet's Next Economic and Cultural Frontier by Alex Tapscott

Web3: Charting the Internet’s Next Economic and Cultural Frontier

Book cover for What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings edited by John Lorinc

What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings

John Lorinc

Where Waters Meet

Zhang Ling

Book cover for Why Fathers Cry at Night by Kwame Alexander

Why Fathers Cry at Night: A Memoir in Love Poems, Letters, Recipes, and Remembrances

Kwame Alexander

Sophie Jai's Wild Fire book cover

Wild Fires

Sophie Jai

Book cover for Wild Hope by Joan Thomas

Wild Hope

Joan Thomas

Cliff Cardinal's As You Like It book cover

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, A Radical Retelling

Cliff Cardinal

Book cover for Wine Witch on Fire by Natalie Maclean

Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much

Natalie MacLean

Book cover for Wires that Sputter by Britta Badour

Wires that Sputter: Poems

Britta Badour

Book cover for Your Driver is Waiting by Priya Guns

Your Driver Is Waiting

Priya Guns

Kamel Riahi's Beretta Always Wins book cover

البيريتا يكسب دائماً | Beretta Always Wins

Kamel Riahi

Book cover for Frankenstein of Tunisia by Riahi Kamel

فرنكشنتاين تونس | Frankenstein of Tunisia

Kamel Riahi

Book cover for Architect of Joy by Walid El Khachab

مهندس البهجة | The Engineer of Joy

Walid El Khachab

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