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The Most Heartless Town in Canada

Cafe Babanussa

Cafe Babanussa

A Novel
by Karen Hill
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Cafe Babanussa

by Karen Hill

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

The Motorcyclist

The Motorcyclist

A Novel
by George Elliott Clarke
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The Motorcyclist

by George Elliott Clarke
Almost Dark

Almost Dark

by Letitia Trent
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Almost Dark

by Letitia Trent
The Damned

The Damned

by Andrew Pyper
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The Damned

by Andrew Pyper
She's Not There

She's Not There

by Joy Fielding
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She's Not There

by Joy Fielding
Wrapped in Skin

Wrapped in Skin

by Mark Morris
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Wrapped in Skin

by Mark Morris

The High Mountains of Portugal

He Will Be My Ruin

by K.A. Tucker
Fire in the Firefly

Fire in the Firefly

by Scott Gardiner
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Fire in the Firefly

by Scott Gardiner

Bad Things Happen

by Kris Bertin
Carry Me

Carry Me

by Peter Behrens
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Carry Me

by Peter Behrens
He Wants

He Wants

by Alison Moore
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He Wants

by Alison Moore

Daddy Lenin and Other Stories

This Week's Lists
Fishbowl

Fishbowl

A Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback Paperback
tagged : literary
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Sir John's Table

Sir John's Table

The Culinary Life and Times of Canada's First Prime Minister
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Once They Were Hats

Once They Were Hats

In Search of the Mighty Beaver
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : wildlife
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Tuco

Tuco

The Parrot, the Others, and A Scattershot World
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : birds
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Fifteen Dogs

Fifteen Dogs

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : literary
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Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome

Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome

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The Pull of the Moon

The Pull of the Moon

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Pedal

Pedal

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : literary
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Tangles

Tangles

A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me
edition:Paperback
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Nocturne

Nocturne

on The Life And Death Of My Brother
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
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The M Word

The M Word

Conversations about Motherhood
edited by Kerry Clare
edition:eBook
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Touch the Dragon

Touch the Dragon

A Thai Journal
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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Between Gods

Between Gods

A Memoir
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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