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Getting Hygge With it

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tagged: cozy, hygge
The Danish word for cozy has been an international sensation, and these are books that give the trend a Canadian twist: the cross-genre literary equivalent of thick socks, a warm blanket, and a roaring fire. These are books worth staying in for. Enjoy!
Things to Do When It's Raining

Things to Do When It's Raining

edition:Paperback
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When secrets tear love apart, can the truth mend it?—from The Globe and Mail–bestselling author Marissa Stapley.

When secrets tear love apart, can the truth mend it?

Mae Summers and Gabe Broadbent grew up together in the idyllic Summers’ Inn, perched at the edge the St. Lawrence River. Mae was orphaned at the age of six and Gabe needed protection from his alcoholic father, so both were raised under one roof by Mae’s grandparents, Lily and George. A childhood friendship quickly develope …

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Taste of Persia

Taste of Persia

A Cook's Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan
edition:Hardcover
tagged : central, essays

Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year, International (2017)
Winner, IACP Award for Best Cookbook of the Year in Culinary Travel (2017)
Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by The Boston Globe, Food & Wine, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal
“A reason to celebrate . . . a fascinating culinary excursion.” —The New York Times

Though the countries in the Persian culinary re …

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Station Eleven

Station Eleven

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
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Summer of Canadian Reading 2019

Winner of the Toronto Book Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award
Finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Sunburst Award
Longlisted for the Baileys Prize and for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
A New York Times and Globe and Mail bestseller

The international publishing sensation now available in paperback: an audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame and ambition, set in the eerie days of civilization’s co …

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Kiss the Joy as it Flies

Kiss the Joy as it Flies

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With all the wisdom, humour, and joy we've come to expect from Sheree Fitch, Kiss the Joy As It Flies marks the well-loved author's move from children's literature to adult fiction. Set in the fictional Maritime town of Odell, with a cast of exasperating but lovable characters, Kiss the Joy As It Flies promises to be a remarkable debut and a reader's favourite. Panic-stricken by the news that she needs exploratory surgery, forty-eight-year-old Mercy Beth Fanjoy drafts a monumental "to do" list a …

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My Real Children

My Real Children

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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It's 2015, and Patricia Cowan is very old. "Confused today," read the notes clipped to the end of her bed. She forgets things she should know-what year it is, major events in the lives of her children. But she remembers things that don't seem possible. She remembers marrying Mark and having four children. And she remembers not marrying Mark and raising three children with Bee instead. She remembers the bomb that killed President Kennedy in 1963, and she remembers Kennedy in 1964, declining torun …

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Three Times a Day: Simple and Stylish

Three Times a Day: Simple and Stylish

by Marilou
photographs by Alexandre Champagne
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged : entertaining

After the extraordinary success of Three Times a Day, Marilou and Alexandre Champagne are back with a beautiful second volume featuring more than 100 brand new recipes themed around practical categories like Indulgence, Entertaining, Quick & Easy, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Vegetarian, His Choice, and more. Three Times a Day: Simple and Stylish features over 300 pages of delicious recipes and beautiful colour photography throughout.

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This Is All A Lie

This Is All A Lie

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Three lives, one unreliable narrator and the consequences of losing intimacy. This is All a Lie opens with Ray leaving his mistress for the final time. At the bottom of her apartment tower, he answers his phone. It's Nancy, his lover, and she is threatening to jump if he drives away. She wants emotional truth in an arena where everything is a lie. She wants a reason to stay alive and Ray is uniquely unqualified to give her what she wants. Ray's wife, Tulah, loves snow and keeps a snow journal - …

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Glass Houses

Glass Houses

A Novel
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback

An instantNew York Times Bestsellerand August 2017 LibraryReads pick!
“Penny’s absorbing, intricately plotted 13th Gamache novel proves she only gets better at pursuing dark truths with compassion and grace.” —PEOPLE
“Louise Penny wrote the book on escapist mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review
“You won't want Louise Penny's latest to end….Any plot summary of Penny’s novels inevitably falls short of conveying the dark magic of this series.... It takes nerve and skill — …

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