Kelly Earle’s husband, who works offshore in the oil industry, inspired her to write Rig Wives. Interviews with other rig wives tell the stories of the women who wait. Their tales of determination, perseverance, and camaraderie, while their husbands engage in one of the most dangerous occupations in the world, are an inspiration to all.
One sister runs away and the other stays behind. But what happens when the dutiful sister has to impersonate the rebel? In her page-turning exploration of familial loyalty, resentment, secrets, and grief, Lilian Nattel explores the meaning and reach of family bonds.
A Gelato A Day is a collection of travel tales that highlights the good, the bad and the not-really-that-ugly of the family travel experience.
The Wards are a working-class Newfoundland family on the cusp of upheaval. The children are becoming adults, the adults are growing old, and the new dog was probably stolen. When a sudden illness forces the Wards together, can they finally learn to be close-knit?
Same Ground is a story about what time washes away and what persists ― and what we might find, unexpectedly, if we go looking.
I dove into this book assuming that it was going to be bleak – I mean, the title is The Punishing Journey of Arthur Delaney, and it’s not a metaphor – but wow, Bob Kroll held back no punches with this one.
The One We Forgot to Love is Sandy Totten’s first novel. Reflecting on her own life experience, she weaves the fictional story of one who battles the invisible opponent and of the loved ones who share those struggles. It is a heartwarming tale of a loving family learning to see the world from different perspectives and fighting to stay together against all odds.
Mad Honey immerses the reader in a search for truth bounded by the everyday magic of beekeeping, family and finding peace, while asking how much we really understand the natural world.
If I Cry I’ll Fill the Ocean is the true story of how tears of cleansing and forgiveness are sacrificed to keep memories alive . . . and sanity in reach. This kind of courage only exists in the hearts and souls of those who have endured the unendurable. “An amazing, shattering story told by an amazing, unshatterable woman.” — Marjorie Simmins, Author, Journalist, and Teacher
Fishing With Tardelli contemplates the relations among four parents ― mother, father, stepfather, and a Brazilian fishing companion ― and the author.
From internationally celebrated writer and visual artist Shani Mootoo comes Cane | Fire, an immersive and vivid collection that marks a long-awaited return to poetry.
White Resin is an ethereal love story of the almost-impossible reconciliation between the manufactured world and the haunting and feminine nature that envelops it.
Antonyms for Daughter, Jenny Boychuk's poetry debut, addresses a harrowing subject: the loss of the poet's mother to addiction. Deploying a range of forms and techniques astonishing in a first collection, Boychuk creates unsparing scenes of their complicated life together.
In his new memoir, Portland-native Ed Crockett recounts his struggle to break the cycle of alcoholism, come to grips with the embarrassing specter of his father, to eventually find success on the same streets where his father once spent his days passed out and begging for money.
The true story of how one Muslim woman shaped her own fate and escaped her forced wedding.