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Jimmy is forty-seven, has a wife, kids, and bowel cancer. A novel about family, friends, the love of music, and choosing life when you face death.


A TAP ON THE WINDOW Linwood Barclay $22.95

Cal makes two big mistakes: first he picks up a teenage hitchhiker, then upon discovering that things are not quite right he decides to uncover the truth. Still reeling from the death of his own teenage son, he is brought deep into a mess of deceit, questions, and terrifying answers.

BORN WITH A TOOTH Joseph Boyden $20.00

Joseph Boyden has become so popular, the demand for his work so high, that publishers have re-released an early collection of stories by the Giller Prize winning author. This collection features thirteen short stories about modern Aboriginal life.

EMANCIPATION DAY Wayne Grady $24.95

Vivian Fanshawe marries Jack Lewis, a relative stranger, against her family’s wishes. When she discovers a troubling branch in Jack’s family tree, all of what she thinks she knows about her new husband takes on a different context. Told from the perspectives of three different characters, this novel explores the cost of prejudice and racial conflict across generations.


Jodi and Todd are married. She is a killer and he is a victim, and this novel takes us careening through their lives on route to the main event. A thrilling narrative and portrait of a marriage heading toward catastrophe.

THE DAUGHTERS OF MARS Thomas Keneally $15.99

In 1915, two Australian sisters, nurses, join the war effort. They forge a friendship with one another that they never had growing up. They meet men worth giving up their independence for, but everything is precarious amidst the carnage of war.

GUARDIAN ANGEL Robert Muchamore $11.99

Teenage readers love the Cherub series. Ryan has saved Ethan’s life more than once. His mission is to take down the criminal empire run by Ethan’s family, but can he do so without destroying Ethan as well?

NW Zadie Smith $18.00

“Intensely funny, richly varied, always unexpected. A joyous, optimistic, angry masterpiece.” – Daily Telegraph

THE PURCHASE Linda Spalding $22.00

The most recent winner of the Governor General’s Award for fiction is now in paperback. With the purchase of a slave, Daniel Dickinson catalyzes unforeseeable events, including murder.

THE MAGIC OF SAIDA M. G. Vassanji $21.00

What has happened to Saida? Even though Kamal Punja is grown up and living in Canada, he cannot forget his childhood sweetheart. His desire to find what became of Saida brings him back to Tanzania, where complex truths force him to re-examine his own history.


Our pre-teen and teenage customers just can’t get enough John Green! We are now carrying all of his books, thanks to your requests!

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