Book of Wings

Book of Wings
  • Author : Tawhida Tanya Evanson
  • Publsiher : Esplanade Books
  • Release : 01 March 2021
  • ISBN : 9781550655643
  • Pages : 150 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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In this sweeping, allusive novel, the celebrated poet, dervish, and oral storytellerTawhida Tanya Evanson comes to terms with what it means to stand on one's own two feet inan uncertain world. The acclaimed Antiguan-Canadian artist traces a global journeyfrom Vancouver to the United States, Caribbean, Paris, and Morocco as arelationship with her lover and travel partner disintegrates and she finds herself ona path toward personal discovery and spiritual fulfillment that leads her deep intothe North African landscape.


Book of Wings

Book of Wings
  • Author : Tawhida Tanya Evanson
  • Publisher : Esplanade Books
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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In this sweeping, allusive novel, the celebrated poet, dervish, and oral storytellerTawhida Tanya Evanson comes to terms with what it means to stand on one's own two feet inan uncertain world. The acclaimed Antiguan-Canadian artist traces a global journeyfrom Vancouver to the United States, Caribbean, Paris, and Morocco as arelationship with her lover and travel partner disintegrates and she finds herself ona path toward personal discovery and spiritual fulfillment that leads her deep intothe North African landscape.

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The Book of Sam

The Book of Sam
  • Author : Rob Shapiro
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 15 August 2020
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A hell-bound fantasy starring demons, damsels, and an unlikely hero. “A fast-paced, page-turning adventure built out of a strikingly original mythology. Eerie, surprising, and a lot of fun.” — Elan Mastai, author of All Our Wrong Todays Sixteen-year-old Sam Sullinger lives in the shadow of adolescence. He's lost among his overachieving siblings, constantly knocked down by his harsh father, and bullied daily. His only solace is his best friend and crush, Harper. In a grand plan designed to help him confess

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Stories of the Saints

Stories of the Saints
  • Author : Carey Wallace
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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Performing Miracles. Facing Wild Lions. Confronting Demons. Transforming the World. From Augustine to Mother Teresa, officially canonized as St. Teresa of Calcutta, discover seventy of the best-known and best-loved saints and read their riveting stories. Meet Joan of Arc, whose transcendent faith compelled her to lead an army when the king’s courage failed. Francis of Assisi, whose gentleness tamed a man-eating wolf. Valentine, a bishop in the time of ancient Rome, who spoke so often of Christ’s love

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Birdspell

Birdspell
  • Author : Valerie Sherrard
  • Publisher : DCB
  • Release : 13 March 2021
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Corbin Hayes has felt alone for as long as he can remember. His mom’s illness means lost jobs, constant moves, new schools and friendships that never get to grow. There’s a gap in his life that’s been waiting to be filled. ​ So, when a classmate offers Corbin the talking bird she can no longer keep, he’s stoked. ​ But when things begin to spiral out of control, Corbin can no longer get his mom – or himself – through

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Hello, Rain!

Hello, Rain!
  • Author : Kyo Maclear
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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A glorious celebration of all the reasons to love the rain! Internationally acclaimed writer Kyo Maclear has partnered with printmaker Chris Turnham to create a colorful and lively celebration of rain. Flowers bloom in the garden. Umbrellas bloom on the streets. There are puddles for jumping and, later, a cozy home for hot chocolate and books. There's so much to love about the rain! • CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR: Kyo Maclear is an essayist and novelist who has written more than a

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Natural Killer

Natural Killer
  • Author : Harriet Alida Lye
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 29 December 2020
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"I need people to know that I exist, that their experiment worked, that by some combination of luck and science, I'm alive." In this harrowing and intimate memoir, Harriet Alida Lye explores how, at just fifteen years old, she was diagnosed with a form of leukemia called Natural Killer, named "the rarest and worst malignancy." The average survival time of patients with this diagnosis is fifty-eight days. There are no known survivors. There were no known survivors. Fifteen years after

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Like Home

Like Home
  • Author : Louisa Onomé
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 23 February 2021
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A poignant and incandescent debut that explores the bonds of community and what it really means to change Chinelo—or Nelo, as her best friend, Kate, calls her—is all about her neighbourhood, Ginger East. She loves its chill vibe, its ride-or-die sense of community and the memories she has of growing up there. Ginger East isn’t what it used to be, though. After a deadly incident at the local arcade, most of Nelo’s friends, except for Kate,

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Buying on Time

Buying on Time
  • Author : Antanas Sileika
  • Publisher : The Porcupine's Quill
  • Release : 27 October 1997
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Take a step back into the dawn of suburban life. Revisit the era when mothers in print dresses performed the arcane ritual of mixing the colour dot into the margarine, fathers filled every room of the house in Weston with tobacco smoke, and all the riches of America were to be had by buying on time. Nothing you ever saw on Ozzie and Harriet' ever looked anything like this. East European immigrants to Toronto in the early fifties dreamed of

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Happy Hour

Happy Hour
  • Author : Marlowe Granados
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 07 September 2021
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With the verve and bite of Ottessa Moshfegh and the barbed charm of Nancy Mitford, Marlowe Granados’s stunning début brilliantly captures a summer of striving in New York City Refreshing and wry in equal measure, Happy Hour is an intoxicatingnovel of youth well spent. Isa Epley is all of twenty-one years old, and already wise enough to understand that the purpose of life is the pursuit of pleasure. She arrives in New York City for a summer of

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The Blue Clerk

The Blue Clerk
  • Author : Dionne Brand
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 18 September 2018
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Dionne Brand, author of the Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection Ossuaries, returns with a startlingly original work about the act of writing itself. On a lonely wharf a clerk in an ink blue coat inspects bales and bales of paper that hold a poet's accumulated left-hand pages--the unwritten, the withheld, the unexpressed, the withdrawn, the restrained. In The Blue Clerk award-winning poet Dionne Brand stages a conversation and an argument between the poet and the Blue Clerk, who is the keeper

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Like a Duck

Like a Duck
  • Author : Deborah Kerbel
  • Publisher : Scholastic Canada
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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From the author of My Deal with the Universe, a lighthearted, tender story of a girl and her steadfast duck. I spend a lot of time thinking about what Grandad said that day Webster first went missing. How if you spend too much time dwelling on the things you’ve lost, you might not notice what you’ve got in its place. And how sometimes those things can be just as wonderful. But in a different way. Sarah is turning

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The Slip

The Slip
  • Author : Mark Sampson
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 20 May 2017
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In this wickedly funny novel, one bad afternoon and two regrettable comments make the inimitable Philip Sharpe go viral for all the worst reasons. Dr. Philip Sharpe, absent-minded professor extraordinaire, teaches philosophy at the University of Toronto and is one of Canada’s most combative public intellectuals. But when a live TV debate with his fiercest rival goes horribly off the rails, an oblivious Philip says some things to her that he really shouldn’t have. As a clip of

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Taken by the Muse

Taken by the Muse
  • Author : Anne Wheeler
  • Publisher : NeWest Press
  • Release : 01 October 2020
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Laced with humour and revelation, Anne Wheeler's creative non-fiction stories tell of her serendipitous journey in the seventies, when she broke with tradition and found her own way to becoming a filmmaker and raconteur. Join this celebrated screenwriter and director as she travels south of Mombasa after calling off her wedding; attempts to gain acceptance in a male-dominated film collective; travels to India to visit friends who are devoted to a radical Master, and ultimately discovers her sense of purpose

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The King of Jam Sandwiches

The King of Jam Sandwiches
  • Author : Eric Walters
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release : 04 August 2020
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★ “Tug at the heartstrings and tickle the funny bone...This warm tale is definitely one for the keeper shelves. Highly recommended.”—School Library Journal, starred review Thirteen-year-old Robbie leads a double life. It's just Robbie and his dad, but no one knows that his dad isn't like most parents. Sometimes he wakes Robbie up in the middle of the night to talk about dying. Sometimes he just leaves without telling Robbie where he’s going. Once when Robbie was younger,

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