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Books about road trips, swimming, canoe paddling, long lazy days, and even a little bit of summer intrigue. These are the books that means summer starts NOW. 

Book Cover All the Sweet Things

From Renée Kohlman's All the Sweet Things, a delicious recipe that will never taste as excellent as right now with strawberries at their incredible peak. 

A Chat Roundtable With the Editors of  Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer

Published by Coach House, Any Other Way draws on a range of voices to explore how the residents of queer Toronto have shaped and reshaped one of the world’s most diverse cities.

Book Cover The Party

Robyn Harding on where The Party started, the surprising joys of writing dark, and how to make the reader keep turning the page.

Book Cover Boy in Motion

Books that show the development of perseverance as a character trait. 

“Janet Rogers’ latest book Totem Poles & Railroads doesn’t pull any punches. All of the stinging and difficult realities of colonialism are confronted head-on and with ferocity."

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