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Daniel Allen Cox: Toronto launch for Mouthquake (Sep 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Mouthquake in Toronto at Glad Day Bookshop on September 8. ...more

Lana Pesch at Brockton Writers Series in Toronto (Sep 2015)

Lana Pesch reads from her debut story collection Moving Parts at Toronto's Brockton Writers Series on September 9. ...more

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A Graphic Novel

By (author) Reinhard Kleist

On the heels of America's renewed relations with Cuba: a vivid graphic novel on the life of Fidel Castro. As America moves toward normalizing relations with Cuba, this gripping, vivid graphic ...more

A Superior Man

By (author) Paul Yee

Paul Yee's first novel for adults: an historical account of a Chinese man on a journey to find the mother of his son. For more than thirty years, Paul Yee has ...more

True to Your Roots

Vegan Recipes to Comfort and Nourish You

By (author) Carla Kelly

Delicious meat-free recipes in which root vegetables take centre stage. Once the lonely, unattractive kin of sexier, more popular produce, root vegetables finally get the love and attention they deserve in ...more


By (author) Daniel Allen Cox

A novel about a boy with a stutter, and the tangled barbs of repressed memory. Montreal, 1979. A boy's speech starts to fracture along with the cement of le Stade olympique. ...more

When Everything Feels like the Movies

By (author) Raziel Reid

WINNER, Governor General's Literary Award CBC Canada Reads 2015 Runner-up An edgy and extravagant YA novel about a glamorous boy named Jude. School is just like a film set: there's The Crew, who ...more

My Body Is Yours

By (author) Michael V. Smith

A memoir about fathers and sons, breaking out of gender norms, and reconciling with a dangerous childhood. Michael V. Smith is a multihyphenate force of nature: a novelist, poet, improv comic, ...more

Lost Boi

By (author) Sassafras Lowrey

A bold and beautiful retelling of the Peter Pan story. Sassafras Lowrey's gorgeously subversive queer punk novel reimagines the classic Peter Pan story. Prepare to be swept overboard into a ...more

Well Fed, Flat Broke

Recipes for Modest Budgets & Messy Kitchens

By (author) Emily Wight

A down-to-earth cookbook that proves you don't need a lot of money to create nutritious, beautiful meals at home. In this winsome cookbook, blogger Emily Wight offers fantastic recipes, ideas, and ...more

Where the words end and my body begins

By (author) Amber Dawn

The first full-length poetry book by the Lambda Literary and Vancouver Book Award Winner. Award-winning writer Amber Dawn reveals a gutsy lyrical sensibility in her debut poetry collection: a suite of ...more

Live at the Commodore

The Story of Vancouver's Historic Commodore Ballroom

By (author) Aaron Chapman

WINNER, Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (BC Book Prizes); Community History Award (BC Historical Federation) Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Commodore Ballroom is one of the best-loved music ...more

Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow

The Green Man's Guide to Living & Eating Sustainably All Year Round

By (author) Randy Shore

A book of recipes and gardening tips for living and eating sustainably and responsibly all year round. Randy Shore's father and grandfather grew up on farms, yet he didn't even know ...more

Blue Is the Warmest Color

By (author) Julie Maroh

A New York Times bestseller The live-action French film version of Blue is the Warmest Color won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. Originally published in French as ...more