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Bright Midnight

A Novel

by Karina Halle
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: new adult, contemporary

From the New York Times bestselling author of Where Sea Meets Sky and Racing the Sun comes a wildly romantic novel about a young American in Norway who runs into the man who broke her heart eight years ago.

After years of bartending her way across Europe, Shay Lavji has seen almost everything the continent has to offer, but there’s one country sh …

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Before the Dawn

A Novella

by Karina Halle
edition: eBook
tagged: new adult, contemporary

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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Untitled

by Robert Rotenberg
edition: Hardcover
tagged: thrillers

In the latest thrilling crime novel from bestselling author Robert Rotenberg, Homicide Detective Ari Greene discovers the bludgeoned body of Toronto’s most reviled developer behind his controversial new construction site.

When Detective Ari Greene was charged with the murder of the woman he loved, he stopped at nothing to clear his name and uncov …

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The Third Machine Dynasty

by Madeline Ashby
edition: Paperback
tagged: high tech, sagas, science fiction

In the final instalment of the influential Machine Dynasty series, the rapture for which the self-replicating humanoids were engineered finally comes to pass.

Now that the failsafe that once kept synthetic beings from harming humans has been hacked, all vNare discovering the promise – and the peril –of free will. Her consciousness unleashed acro …

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Ragged Company

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by Richard Wagamese
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: literary, cultural heritage, native american & aboriginal

Four chronically homeless people–Amelia One Sky, Timber, Double Dick and Digger–seek refuge in a warm movie theatre when a severe Arctic Front descends on the city. During what is supposed to be a one-time event, this temporary refuge transfixes them. They fall in love with this new world, and once the weather clears, continue their trips to th …

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Company Town

by Madeline Ashby
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: high tech

They call it Company Town – a Family-owned city-sized oil rig off the coast of the Canadian Maritimes.

Meet Hwa. One of the few in her community to forego bio-engineered enhancements, she’s the last truly organic person left on the rig. But she’s an expert in the arts of self-defence, and she’s been charged with training the Family’s young …

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Walt Whitman's Secret

A Novel

by George Fetherling
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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As compelling and revelatory as Colm Toibin's The Master, Walt Whitman's Secret mines the life of the most influential poet in the American canon for insights about creativity, relations between the sexes and the dangers of excessive patriotism.
In this wonderfully imagined novel, Walt Whitman's secret isn't his homosexuality but another one entire …

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Nightwatching

by Meira Cook
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
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It is a hot, lonely summer in the Orange Free State of South Africa, and young Ruthie Blackburn finds herself at odds with everyone around her. She squirms under the watchful eye of her nanny and bristles at Sip, the gardener’s son, who follows her everywhere and is her only friend. But mostly she misses her distracted widower father, who is more …

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American Innovations

by Rivka Galchen
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged: short stories (single author)

In one of the intensely imaginative stories in Rivka Galchen’s American Innovations, a woman’s furniture walks out on her. In another, the narrator feels compelled to promise to deliver a takeout order that has incorrectly been phoned in to her. In a third, the petty details around a property transaction detail the complicated pains and loves o …

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Knucklehead

by Matt Lennox
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
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One rule: M.A.F.D. Make a f---ing decision.

Ashley Rosco works as a bouncer at the only nightclub in a small town and spends his off-hours training as a bodybuilder. He occasionally acts as muscle for his best friend, Darren, a small-time drug dealer whose criminal father is back in town and stirring up trouble. Darren’s girlfriend, Chastity--Ash’ …