A barbed wire fence along a beach, looking out onto the ocean. Dark clouds and planes fly above. The title is in the top third of the image, in cursive print. Underneath the title is a small Canadian flag and French flag. The author's name is in the bottom right hand corner.

See You In Le Touquet by Romie Christie

Dorothy Borutti lives in the beautiful French seaside resort town of Le Touquet, Pas-de-Calais with her British mother and Italian father, and vacations in the south of France each winter. Sandy MacPherson is a young Canadian lawyer, raised on the wide-open prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada in an era of economic, and environmental, ruin. Little do …

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In the Slender Margin: The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying by Eve Joseph

Originally published in 2014, In the Slender Margin was enthusiastically received and applauded for its respectful sensitivity in dealing with a subject that is still, to many, an avoidable topic of conversation: death and dying. Using her 20+ years’ experience working as a palliative care counsellor in a hospice as a springboard for exploration, Joseph probes our collective knowledge of that final life experience that we all must face.

Beyond the Gallery: An Anthology of Visual Encounters, edited by Liuba Gonzàles de Armas and Ana Ruiz Aguirre

This multilingual and multi-genre anthology showcases emerging and established talents within the Hispanic Canadian community, featuring a broad range of writings on visual culture by Spanish-speaking writers, artists, and cultural workers.

Twice to the Gallows: Bennie Swim and the Benton Ridge Murders by Dominique Perrin

Billed as “A New Brunswick Non-Fiction Novel” Twice to the Gallows by Fredericton author Dominique Perrin is the perfect type of story that leans more toward the “creative’ side due to the paucity of facts surrounding the unusual case of Bennie Swim, a double-killer (he was only convicted of murder for one of his killings) …

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What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home by Sonja Boon

Sonja Boon’s heritage is complicated. Although she has lived in Canada for more than 30 years, she was born in the UK to a Surinamese mother and a Dutch father. An invitation to join a family tree project inspired a journey to the heart of the histories that have shaped her identity, as she sought to answer two questions that have dogged her over the years: Where does she belong? And who does she belong to?

Acadian Driftwood: One Family and the Great Expulsion by Tyler LeBlanc

[dropcap]The[/dropcap] year 2020 marks 265 years since the Acadian Expulsion (Le Grande Dérangement) in 1755. Unfortunately, the outbreak of Covid-19 will likely not allow Acadians to gather together to observe this milestone year. Annually, on August 15th (the actual day of the start of the deportations), Acadians the world over observe their overcoming of the …

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