Letters Across the Sea by Genevieve Graham

Best-selling historical romance/fiction writer Genevieve Graham is back after the huge success of The Forgotten Home Child with her sixth novel based on and around little-known or forgotten events in Canadian history. The Forgotten Home Child brought to light the plight of thousands of children swept from London’s streets from 1896 to 1948 and shipped …

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What the Living Do by Maggie Dwyer

Until the age of twelve, Georgia Lee Kay-Stern believed she was Jewish – the story of her Cree birth family had been kept secret. Now she’s living on her own and attending first year university, and with her adoptive parents on sabbatical in Costa Rica, the old questions are back. What does it mean to be Native? How could her life have been different?

Speechless by Anne Simpson

In Anne Simpson’s gripping third novel, Speechless, A’isha Nasir, a Nigerian teenager, has been convicted of adultery and, in keeping with Sharia, or Islamic Law, been sentenced to death by stoning.   But A’isha’s situation is neither simple nor straightforward. Raped by a man in her village, the fact that she has had a child out …

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The Jean Marc Ah-Sen Interview

[dropcap]Jean [/dropcap]Marc Ah-Sen is the Toronto-based author of Grand Menteur, which The Globe and Mail selected as a top 100 Best Book in 2015. The National Post has hailed his work as “an inventive escape from the conventional.” His second book, In the Beggarly Style of Imitation*, was just published by Nightwood Editions. He lives …

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