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Heartbreaker

by Claudia Dey
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Audiobook
tagged: family life

A “Most Anticipated” book in Publishers Weekly, The Millions, 49th Shelf and Quill & Quire

A “Buzz Book” in Chatelaine, Flare and Canadian Living

A Buzzfeed Best Book

“A dark star of a book.” —Lauren Groff

“I loved its every page.” —Sheila Heti

A missing mother. An isolated community. Three storytellers you will never forget

Seventeen …

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That Time I Loved You

by Carrianne Leung
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: literary, family life

Shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award
Shortlisted for Markham Reads
A Globe and Mail Most Anticipated Book
A CBC Books Writer to Watch

Life is never as perfect as it seems. Tensions that have lurked beneath the surface of a shiny new subdivision rise up in this haunting depiction of 1970s suburbia

In her “compact gem of a collection” (The Globe …

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Cambium Blue

by Maureen Brownlee
edition: Paperback
tagged: small town & rural, literary, family life

In 1994, at the outset of the bark beetle epidemic that will decimate millions of acres of pine forest in western North America, a fiercely independent lumber town faces a bleak future when its only sawmill is shuttered. Encouraged by a provincial government intent on transitioning the region from timber to tourism, the town council embraces a reso …

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Charity

by Keath Fraser
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, family life

Denise’s stepdaughter is a med student who swims ocean marathons and runs off to Africa with a family friend four times her age—and also battles an eating disorder. When Judy, Greta’s birth mother, returns from Japan (to which she ran off herself, with a Mexican tennis pro) and tries to ingratiate herself with the husband and daughter she lef …

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Harlequin Heartwarming January 2021 Box Set

by Anna J. Stewart; Janice Carter; Elizabeth Mowers & Rula Sinara
edition: eBook
tagged: clean & wholesome, contemporary, family life, small town & rural

Coming soon! Harlequin Heartwarming January 2021 Box Set by Anna J. Stewart\Janice Carter\Elizabeth Mowers\Rula Sinara will be available Jan 01, 2021.

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Mama's Boy: Game Over

by David Goudreault, translated by J. C. Sutcliffe
edition: Paperback
tagged: crime, family life, psychological

At the end of this story I'm going to kill myself. And then die. That's the way it is. All good things must come to an end, including me.

Mama's Boy: Game Over is the third and final book in David Goudreault's bleakly comic bestselling Mama's Boy trilogy. Mama's Boy has been transferred from prison to a psychiatric hospital. He manages to escape, an …

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Rough

by Robin van Eck
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, thrillers, family life

It is 2013 and Calgary's Bow river is beginning to rise. Two homeless men stand by the bank and contemplate the death of another friend-an accident?

Taking cover downtown that night, Shermeto intervenes in the attack on a bar patron, and finds himself laid up in the hospital. Outside, as the city reels from an unthinkable disaster, Shermeto finds hi …

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The Sweetness in the Lime

by Stephen Kimber
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: holiday, family life, non-classifiable

A clever love story set between Cuba, Miami, and Halifax, exploring the complexities of love at middle-age.

Eli Cooper is a resolutely single, fiftysomething newspaper copy editor. He spends his nights obsessing over reporters' unnecessary "thats" and his days caring for a demented father he knows should be in twenty-four-hour care. Eli is too busy …

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The Forgotten Daughter

The triumphant story of two women divided by their past, but united by friendship--inspired by true events

by Joanna Goodman
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: family life, contemporary women, non-classifiable

For fans of Jojo Moyes, from the bestselling author of The Home for Unwanted Girls, comes another compulsively readable story of love and friendship, following the lives of two women reckoning with their pasts and the choices that will define their futures.

Divided by their past, united by love.

1992: French-Canadian factions renew Quebec’s fight t …

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