Previews

  • Amber Fang: Revenge

    Arthur Slade

    In Book Three of the Amber Fang series, the librarian-vampire can’t decide if she can trust Dermot, a secret agent who promised to help her rescue her mother, but she also doesn’t know if she can do it on her own with fellow vampires hot on her trail. Then ZARC Industries goes too far, and Amber is out for revenge.

  • An Honest Woman

    JoAnn McCaig

    Exploring the territory of mature women and the relationship between literature and life, this novel features metafictional elements like a self-conscious narrator, intertextuality, and support materials such as an infographic and appendices to keep all the layers and interwoven stories within stories straight.

  • Angry, Queer Somali Boy

    “Mo” writes this powerful and irreverent memoir of exile, addiction, and racism from a homeless shelter in Toronto, chronicling how he came to be there – his escape as a child from Somalia to the Netherlands, and finally to Canada, where he could not fit in, despite its promises of freedom and multiculturalism.

  • Anna at the Art Museum

    Hazel Hutchins, Gail Herbert, Lil Crump (Illustrator)

    Just when Anna decides the art museum is no fun with too many rules – don’t touch, be quiet – she is invited into a “secret workshop” where paintings are being cleaned and repaired, and she learns to appreciate the way that art imitates life.

  • Applied Political Theory and Canadian Politics

    David McGrane (Editor), Neil Hibbert (Editor)

    Contributors to this collection present current and archival research supplemented with insights drawn from political theory to examine such complex topics as equality, social justice, democracy, citizenship, and ethnic diversity.

  • Arctic Smoke

    Randy Nikkel Schroeder

    For his 30th birthday, punk rocker Lor returns to Lethbridge, only to find the Weird is still there. He reunites with his old band and heads north, followed by rogue CSIS agents, in this wild and wintry novel.

  • Arrows in a Quiver

    James Frideres

    Illustrating the various “arrows in a quiver” that Indigenous Peoples use to resist settler-colonialism, such as grassroots organizing, political engagement, and the courts, this book explains why decolonization requires a fundamental transformation of government policy for reconciliation to occur.

  • Art-Medicine Collaborative Practice

    Pamela Brett-MacLean (Editor), Lianne McTavish (Editor)

    Fusing essays and artwork, this book helps readers understand the lives of individuals with head and neck cancer. The voices of patients, health care practitioners, and researchers together with artists’ empathic visualizations offer a more human understanding of cancer treatment and its aftermath.

  • As Long As the Sun Shines

    Janet Rogers

    The distinctive voice of Janet Rogers reveals the beautiful and the bitter of life in today’s Canada, using a variety of forms and techniques – list poems, chants, mirror poems, oral word play – to both critique past and current practices and attitudes and to build unity and peace.

  • Au cœur de l’histoire

    France Adams

    Dans cette pièce, pour petits et grands, deux enfants se rencontrent et tissent des fils invisibles qui les unissent à l’histoire tragique de leurs familles. L’ouvrage aborde les thèmes de l’identité, de la paix, de la compréhension mutuelle et de l’inclusion. / In this play, for young and old alike, two children meet and weave invisible threads that unite them to the tragic history of their families. The play touches on the themes of identity, peace, mutual understanding, and inclusion.

  • Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

    Dallas Hunt, Amanda Strong (Illustrator)

    This charming story of Awâsis, who accidentally loses the batch of bannock she is delivering, introduces readers to Cree vocabulary and worldviews as various other-than-human relatives help her. The book includes the recipe and a pronunciation guide.

  • Back to Blakeney

    David McGrane (Editor), John Whyte (Editor), Roy Romanow (Editor), Russell Isinger (Editor)

    In this book, scholars reflect on Allan Blakeney’s achievements as premier of Saskatchewan, as well as his legacy, and explore the challenges facing democracy today. In true Blakeney style, contributors identify not only problems, but also viable solutions.

  • Bad Imaginings

    Caroline Adderson

    Originally published in 1993, this collection of 10 intense stories features characters ranging from a 19th-century prospector to a chambermaid in Victoria in the Second World War to two longtime friends trying to figure out the ’80s.

  • Bad Law

    John Reilly

    This wide-ranging summation of the personal and intellectual journey of an Alberta jurist who went against the grain and learned about Indigenous Peoples to become a public servant discusses topics such as punishment, deterrence, due process, the futility of “wars on drugs,” and the radical power of forgiveness.

  • Baggage

    Wendy Phillips

    Multiple voices and points of view present the murky world of third-world refugees and human trafficking and show how Canadian teens respond to the truly dire circumstances of people from elsewhere.

  • Basic Income for Canadians

    Evelyn L. Forget

    Forget provides a thorough description of, history of, and arguments for a basic income program in Canada, discussing the effects it would have on the health and well-being of Canadians in general and on specific populations and outlining how it could be implemented and at what cost.

  • Beatrice More and the Perfect Party

    Alison Hughes, Helen Flook (Illustrator)

    In this follow-up to Beatrice More Moves In, super-organized Beatrice is planning the most special birthday party for her little (less organized) sister, Sophie, even though her parents’ attempts to help make it difficult.

  • Becoming Metis

    Deborah Delaronde-Falk

    Seven-year-old Tiah goes with her parents to the annual Métis Culture Days in their hometown, where she has fun and makes a new friend while snowshoe racing, moose calling, bannock making, Métis sash weaving, and leg wrestling.

  • Becoming Our Future

    Julie Nagam (Editor), Megan Tamati-Quennell (Editor), Carly Lane (Editor)

    This book investigates international Indigenous methodologies in curatorial practice from Canada, Aotearoa (New Zealand), and Australia, exploring how Indigenous art and culture operate within and from a structural framework that is positioned outside of the non-Indigenous cultural milieu.

  • Best of Bridge Comfort Food

    Emily Richards, Sylvia Kong

    This latest essential cookbook by the Best of Bridge ladies provides 150 recipes for such nostalgic feel-good meals as oven-fried chicken and triple-score mac and cheese, as well as elevated versions of comfort classics like bacon-wrapped meatloaf and jambalaya.