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A Novel

by To Be Confirmed
edition: Paperback
tagged: psychological, contemporary women, non-classifiable
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Five Wives

A Novel

by Joan Thomas
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, literary

WINNER OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION

GLOBE AND MAIL, CBC BOOKS, APPLE BOOKS, AND NOW TORONTO BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

In the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible and State of Wonder, a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on the shocking real-life event …

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Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters

A Novel

by Anita Kushwaha
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
tagged: coming of age, contemporary women

A breathtaking novel about the ties that bind mothers and daughters together and the secrets that tear them apart.

Veena, Mala and Nandini are three very different women with something in common. Out of love, each bears a secret that will haunt her life—and that of her daughter—because the risk of telling the truth is too great. But secrets have …

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New Girl in Little Cove

A Novel

by Damhnait Monaghan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, small town & rural

When a new teacher arrives in a tiny fishing village, she realizes the most important lessons are the ones she learns outside the classroom. 

It’s 1985. Rachel O’Brien arrives in Little Cove seeking a fresh start after her father dies and her relationship ends. As a new teacher at the local Catholic high school, Rachel chafes against the small c …

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Stars Over Alaska

by Jennifer Snow
edition: Paperback
tagged: contemporary, contemporary women, small town & rural

Needing a safe place to hide her latest client, protective agent Leslie Sanders returns to her hometown of Wild River to wait out the search for the young Hollywood star’s stalker. Just being back in Alaska is stirring up emotions she’d buried, and as much as Leslie believed she was moving on with her life in LA, she’s still not over the deat …

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Annie and the Wolves

by Andromeda Romano-Lax
edition: Hardcover
tagged: historical, contemporary women, time travel

A modern-day historian finds her life intertwined with Annie Oakley's in an electrifying novel that explores female revenge an the allure of changing one's past.
Ruth McClintock is obsessed with Annie Oakley. For nearly a decade, she has been studying the legendary sharpshooter, convinced that a scarring childhood event was the impetus for her cru …

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Tainna

The Unseen Ones, Short Stories

by Norma Dunning
edition: Paperback
tagged: short stories (single author), contemporary women, native american & aboriginal

Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly wealthy, from spiritual to jaded, young to elderly, and even from alive to deceased, Dunning’s characters are united by shared feelings of aliena …

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Highland Treasure

Highland Brides

by Lynsay Sands
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: scottish, contemporary women, humorous

A Buchanan brother finds a love to treasure in this scintillating historical romance from New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands…

After escaping from the English soldiers who attacked her home and imprisoned her in a dungeon, Lady Elysande de Valance is grateful for the rugged Scots who are escorting her to safety in the Highlands. Even wi …

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